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25 January 2019

Australia: New report alleges Australian companies' involvement in human rights violations overseas

1 December 2018...

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24 January 2019

Mexico: Levi Strauss to use blockchain to evaluate factory working conditions

Author: Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss, Reuters

"Harvard, Levi Strauss, U.S. think tank in blockchain tie-up on worker welfare", 24 January 2019...

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13 January 2019

Vietnam: Cybersecurity law requiring tech companies to remove "toxic" content comes into effect

Author: Agence France-Presse, The Jakarta Post

"Vietnam's draconian cybersecurity bill comes into effect", 1 January 2019...

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3 January 2019

ILO 100: A century of advancing social justice & promoting decent work

2019 marks the century year of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations agency that sets international labour standards and promotes social protection and work opportunities for all. Created in 1919 in the aftermath of the First...

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14 December 2018

Analysis of European legal regulation finds that more must be done to protect the rights of bitcoin users

Author: Andrea Emanuele, universitat wien

The aim of this research will be… to find new approaches which States can use in order to cope with the Bitcoin phenomenon and with the human rights violations associated to it… [A]ttention will be given to three specific human rights: right to privacy...

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14 December 2018

Commentary: It is high time to bind new technology to basic constitutional principles in order to protect human rights, democracy and rule of law

Author: Paul Nemitz, The Royal Society Publishing

"...The principle of rule of law, democracy and human rights by design in AI is necessary because on the one hand the capabilities of AI, based on big data and combined with the pervasiveness of devices and sensors of the Internet of things, will...

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12 November 2018

Google & Facebook end forced arbitration in sexual harassment & assault cases after 20,000 Google employees walk out

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12 November 2018

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...

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5 November 2018

NYT: Consulting firms played "critical roles" in Saudi Crown Prince's power grab

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...

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2 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...

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