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28 May 2020

Commentary: Digital consultations amid COVID-19 pandemic demonstrate investment-opportunism & risks indigenous communities’ survival

Author: Sam Szoke-Burke, Thomas Reuters Foundation

                                                   Community supervision of mineral prospecting in Tsumkwe District West, Namibia “Land and resource investment consultations in the time of COVID-19: The hazards of pressing on”, 24 May 2020 [T]he Phili...

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27 May 2020

Qatar: Mandatory Covid-19 tracking app raises serious privacy & security concerns, say NGOs

As part of Qatar's containment efforts to combat coronavirus, the government has rolled out a track-and-trace app, Ehteraz. The app is mandatory for download by those wishing to leave their residence; individuals who fail to do so face a severe fine of...

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25 May 2020

EU Industry commissioner Thierry Breton warns Facebook's Zuckerberg to step up efforts against fake news

Author: EU Today (UK)

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20 May 2020

Nepal: Opposition party launches mobile app to collect details of migrant workers wishing to return home amid COVID-19 pandemic

Author: The Himalayan Times

"NC launches ‘Rescue Nepali’ mobile app in 43 countries", 21 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

Lebanon: Facebook used for trafficking in domestic migrant workers. Co. did not respond

The Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese man for trafficking in domestic migrant workers on Facebook. The man put a Nigerian domestic migrant worker for sale on a Facebook page named “Buy and sell in Lebanon”. He posted pictures of the...

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15 May 2020
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Author: Bertrand Bissuel, Le Monde

« Ikea France renvoyé en correctionnelle dans une affaire d’espionnage de ses salariés » 15 mai 2020...

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15 May 2020

France: Prosecutor charges Ikea with illegally spying on employees and customers

Author: Agence France-Presse, Guardian

"Ikea France to face trial over claims it spied on staff and customers," 14 May 2020...

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15 May 2020

USA: Facebook settles lawsuit brought by employees for psychological harm incurred with repeated exposure graphic material

Author: Japan Today

"Facebook to pay moderators $52 mil for psychological damages," 14 May 2020...

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8 May 2020

Tech giants urged to preserve blocked content about COVID-19

Author: Ivana Nikolic, Balkan Insight (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

Tech Giants Urged to Preserve Blocked Content About Virus, 22 April 2020...

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28 April 2020

Cyber-intelligence companies pitch governments on spy tools to trace Covid-19, raising privacy concerns

Author: Joel Schectman, Christopher Bing, & Jack Stubbs, Reuters (UK)

"Special report: Cyber-intel firms pitch governments on spy tools to trace coronavirus," 28 April 2020...

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