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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...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence
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...
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...
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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- This is a response from the following companies: Microsoft
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...
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...
Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited United Technologies to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. United Technologies did not respond.
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- This is a non response from the following companies: United Technologies
3 US workers file lawsuit against India's largest IT outsourcing co. alleging discrimination based on race & national origin
Author: Jochelle Mendonca, Economic Times
"3 US citizens sue TCS for alleged employment discrimination", 25 Sep 2018...
Commentary: Blockchain cannot guarantee fairer mineral sourcing practices without robust supply chain due diligence
Author: Carly Oboth, Global Witness
"What does blockchain mean for the future of responsible mineral sourcing?" 21 September 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights