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4 March 2017
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Author: FGV Direito SP (Brazil)

“GDHeE e APP Cívico realizam Hackaprothon para desenvolver aplicativo”, 3 de março de 2017...

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1 March 2017

US-EU data transfer deal raises fears by civil society on privacy rights of EU citizens

Author: Cynthia M. Wong, Human Rights Watch

Are the privacy and other rights of European internet users at risk when US companies transfer their data to the United States? Undeniably yes – unless the US overhauls its sweeping surveillance laws. Recent developments regarding the right to privacy...

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17 February 2017

Kenya: Govt. orders telecommunication companies to allow it to access data; move feared to compromise users privacy

Author: Edwin Okoth, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Big Brother could start tapping your calls, texts from next week"...

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Story
7 February 2017

USA: Nordea excludes ETP, Sunoco Logistics & Phillips 66 from investments due to decision to proceed with disputed route for Dakota Access Pipeline

See also: "Water protectors" leaving protest camp over Dakota Access Pipeline following govt. decision to grant permit

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Article
13 January 2017

Commentary: Companies with inclusive LGBT policies gain significant economic benefits

Author: Antonio Zappulla, Thomson Reuters Foundation News (UK)

"To advance LGBT rights, companies must think "glocally"", 12 Jan 2017...

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Article
17 December 2016

Germany: Govt. threatens sanctions for tech companies if they fail to act against online hate speech

Author: Philip Oltermann, The Guardian

Germany is to consider new laws that would force social media platforms such as Facebook and search engines such as Google to take a more active role in policing illegal hate speech on their sites. Measures considered by Angela Merkel’s coalition...

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Article
23 November 2016

Lush creates limited edition product to raise awareness about restrictions on digital rights

Author: Nicholas Deleon, Motherboard - VICE (USA)

"The Next Stage In Digital Activism Is Brought to You By Fancy Soap", 23 Nov 2016...

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Company non-response
7 November 2016

D.E. Shaw & Co did not respond (Nov 2016)

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Story
15 October 2016

At the Starting Line: FTSE 100 & the UK Modern Slavery Act

Analysis shows only a handful of company statements are meeting the Act’s requirements, majority lack adequate information...

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19 July 2016
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Author: EPO online

Kleinbauern in Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, dem Senegal und der Elfenbeinküste können mit Hilfe der Software "Iska" jetzt zuverlässige Wettervorhersagen per SMS beziehen. Durch die automatisierte Verwendung des Standortdienstes GPS und einen neuartigen...

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