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10 December 2018

Human Rights Defenders World Summit demands action from businesses & financial institutions

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5 December 2018

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30 November 2018

Commentary: Surveillance capitalism & targeted advertising contributing to discrimination & violations of right to privacy

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30 November 2018

Myanmar: Human rights assessment of Facebook reveals company not doing enough to prevent violence

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29 November 2018
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28 November 2018

USA: Tech companies fail to end forced arbitration for discrimination claims

Author: Melanie Ehrenkranz, Gizmodo

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27 November 2018

Four more cos. express intent to join code of conduct on countering illegal hate speech online in 2018

Author: European Commission

"Countering illegal hate speech online #NoPlace4Hate", 18 Oct 2018...

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27 November 2018

New report by CIVICUS finds private sector is negatively influencing civic freedoms in some countries

Author: CIVICUS (S. Africa)

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25 November 2018

China: New policy requires internet firms to provide detailed logs on users to govt. body

Author: Reuters

…The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said as of November 30 it will require assessment reports from any internet platform that could be used to "socially mobilise" or lead to "major changes in public opinion". As part of the assessments, which...

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20 November 2018

Facebook & Twitter allegedly taking insufficient action to stop spread of hate speech & incitement of violence through their platforms

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