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17 February 2020

Apple removed 18 smelters and refiners not willing to submit to third-party auditing from its supply chain in 2019

Author: Mikey Campbell, appleinsider

"Apple removed 18 smelters and refiners in 2019 for flouting conflict mineral code of conduct", 6 February 2020....

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17 February 2020

Commentary: mistakes by automation tools affect human rights

Author: Eliska Pirkova, Access Now

"Automation and illegal content: can we rely on machines making decisions for us?", 17 February 2020...

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14 February 2020
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Author: Latin American Post

“Latinoamérica 2020: mercado laboral e inteligencia artificial”, 14 de febrero de 2020...

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14 February 2020

Latin America: Concerns raised about the increase in labour informality due to technological advances and Artificial Intelligence

Author: Latin American Post

“Latin America 2020: labor market and AI”, 14th February 2020...

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10 February 2020

UN rapporteur condemns UK hosting of Israeli spyware firm

Author: Stephanie Kirchgaessner, Rob Evans and Solomon Hughes, The Guardian (UK)

David Kaye, the UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression... said democratic governments “should be outraged and should develop global standards for the exports of.. tools” that respected the rule of law and human rights... NSO Group will be among...

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3 February 2020

Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2019

Global Analysis 2019 details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial harassment, and gendered attacks faced by HRDs and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) around the world. …HRDs are at the forefront of social...

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29 January 2020

Gig economy denies worker freedoms, says new report

Author: Alex Hern, The Guardian

"Gig economy traps workers in precarious existence, says report," 29 Jan 2020...

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27 January 2020

Israel: Amnesty International files suit against NSO Group for alleged hacking of activists through WhatsApp

Author: All Classics News

"Amnesty International is suing the Israeli firm that experts say might have helped Saudi Arabia hack Bezos’s phone," 22 Jan 2020...

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13 January 2020

Facebook announces new policy on deepfakes & other manipulated media

On 6 January, 2020 Facebooked announce a new policy addressing manipulated content on its platform. The policy sets out clear, two prong criteria for removing media that has been: ...

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8 January 2020

Institute for Human Rights and Business publishes top ten business & human rights issues for 2020

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

To mark International Human Rights Day, December 10th, IHRB has once again identified ten key issues that will be of particular importance in the arena of business and human rights in the year ahead....

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