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13 January 2019

Vietnam: Cybersecurity law requiring tech companies to remove "toxic" content comes into effect

Author: Agence France-Presse, The Jakarta Post

"Vietnam's draconian cybersecurity bill comes into effect", 1 January 2019...

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Article
14 December 2018

Analysis of European legal regulation finds that more must be done to protect the rights of bitcoin users

Author: Andrea Emanuele, universitat wien

The aim of this research will be… to find new approaches which States can use in order to cope with the Bitcoin phenomenon and with the human rights violations associated to it… [A]ttention will be given to three specific human rights: right to privacy...

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Article
14 December 2018

Commentary: It is high time to bind new technology to basic constitutional principles in order to protect human rights, democracy and rule of law

Author: Paul Nemitz, The Royal Society Publishing

"...The principle of rule of law, democracy and human rights by design in AI is necessary because on the one hand the capabilities of AI, based on big data and combined with the pervasiveness of devices and sensors of the Internet of things, will...

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Story
12 November 2018

Google & Facebook end forced arbitration in sexual harassment & assault cases after 20,000 Google employees walk out

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Report
12 November 2018

Report highlights implications of growing use of artificial intelligence in legal practice for companies & lawyers

Author: Samantha Thorne, Diplomatic Courier

"Report: AI in the Law", 8 Nov 2018...

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Article
5 November 2018

NYT: Consulting firms played "critical roles" in Saudi Crown Prince's power grab

Author: Michael Forsythe, Mark Mazzetti, Ben Hubbard and Walt Bogdanich, The New York Times

"Consulting Firms Keep Lucrative Saudi Alliance, Shaping Crown Prince’s Vision", 4 November 2018...

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Article
2 November 2018

Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling the Trump administration not to weaken transgender rights

Author: Tony Romm, The Washington Post

"Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling Trump not to weaken transgender rights", 1 November 2018...

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Company response
26 October 2018

Microsoft response: technology and the US military

Author: Brad Smith, Microsoft

Over the last few months there has been a debate in our industry about when and how technology companies should work with the government, and specifically whether companies should supply digital technology to the military... Our work as a company in...

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Story
22 October 2018

Saudi govt. deployed "Twitter troll army" to silence critics and allegedly used McKinsey analysis to target dissidents

In October 2018, The New York Times reported on online attackers hired by the Saudi government to silence critics via social media. Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist who was murdered by Saudi agents, was himself targeted by Saudi Arabia's "army of Twitter...

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Article
14 October 2018

Indonesia: IMF report says women workers likely to be replaced by automation within next two decades

Author: Sarah Yuniarni, Jakarta Globe

"Female Jobs More Likely to Be Displaced by Technology, IMF Report Says", 10 October 2018...

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