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13 June 2014

Vodafone’s Transparency Report: Breaking New Ground in the ICT Sector

Author: Lucy Purdon, Institute for Human Rights and Business

Companies are taking these steps in response to rising disquiet among consumers and human rights groups about a lack of transparency in such decisions [to respond to government requests for user information]. Several telcos have released their...

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3 March 2014

RightsCon conference on human rights in information & communications tech sectors - 2014

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

RightsCon, a conference organised by the NGO Access, is being held 3-5 March 2014 in San Francisco, USA...Access "took submissions under the following...themes: Measuring and preventing risk in the ICT sector; Tech solutions for human rights...

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17 June 2013

Part II: Telecommunications companies must join the debate on surveillance

Author: Lucy Purdon, Institute for Human Rights and Business

Internet companies are now rightly asking the US government to allow greater transparency and disclosure of requests. So far there has not been a similar public call from the telecommunications sector. Telecommunication companies need to join this...

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6 June 2013

Google, Facebook, Dropbox, PalTalk, Yahoo, Microsoft And Apple Deny Participation In NSA PRISM Surveillance Program

Author: Frederic Lardinois, TechCrunch

Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and Apple have categorically denied that they are participating [in the PRISM programme]. We have not received statements from the other companies yet, but will update this post as we learn more...These...

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6 June 2013

Documents: U.S. mining data from 9 leading Internet firms; companies deny knowledge

Author: Barton Gellman & Laura Poitras, Washington Post

The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, extracting audio and video chats, photographs, e-mails, documents, and connection logs that enable analysts to track...

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