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19 February 2019

Study ranks EU states on human rights performance to help guide responsible investment decisions

Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

On what criteria should investment decisions be made? How should states rank when it comes to non-financial information? What indicators should be used? The objective of the present study is to establish a methodology and classification system that...

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18 February 2019

Digital rights groups call on Facebook to provide more transparency around political advertising ahead of EU elections

A coalition of European academics, technologists and human and digital rights groups has signed an open letter to Facebook (dated 11 February 2019) demanding greater transparency about how Facebook’s platform distributes and amplifies political ads as...

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13 February 2019

India antitrust watchdog probes accusations that Google abused Android

Author: Aditya Kalra and Aditi Shah, Thomas Reuters, India

"Exclusive: India antitrust watchdog probes accusations that Google abused Android - sources", 12 February 2019...

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12 February 2019

Cambodia: EU officially starts the process of temporary suspension of trade preferences; EU needs to see real action during the process

Author: European Commission

"Cambodia: EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences", 11 February 2019...

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11 February 2019
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Author: Catrin Bialek, Dana Heide & Britta Weddeling, Handelsblatt

'Der Angriff des Kartellamts zielt auf Facebooks Geschäftsmodell', 7 Feb 2019...

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11 February 2019

EU reports significant rise in removals of illegal hate speech by Facebook, Microsoft & Twitter

Author: EU Business (Belgium)

"Brussels welcomes speedier Facebook, Twitter responses to hate speech", Feb 2019...

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11 February 2019

Global Compact Network Germany publishes 2018 Report on Peer Learning Group

Author: Global Compact Network Germany

'Business & Human Rights DGCN Peer Learning Group - Report 2018', 5 Feb 2019...

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7 February 2019

EU Commission’s Paper on Sustainable Europe fails to address mandatory due diligence requirements for co's, says ECCJ

Author: ECCJ

"Commission’s Reflection Paper on Sustainable Europe lacks determination on Responsible Business Conduct", 4 Feb 2019...

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7 February 2019

German watchdog rules Facebook "abused its market dominance" to collect user data without consent

Author: Douglas Busvine, Reuters

Germany’s antitrust watchdog ordered a crackdown on Facebook’s data collection practices after ruling the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their knowledge or consent....

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6 February 2019
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Author: Public Eye

"Wo Schiffe sich zum Sterben verstecken", Januar 2019...

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