Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 1 June

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 1 June
June 4, 2018 Vivian Ng
In Weekly News Circulars

Each week the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project prepares an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from 25 May – 1 June 2018.

Content Regulation

A Human Rights Approach to Platform Content RegulationFreedex

Twitter ‘bans women against trans ideology’, say feministsBBC

Discrimination

Silicon Valley is stumped: Even A.I. cannot always remove bias from hiringCNBC

Police trial AI software to help process mobile phone evidenceThe Guardian

AI risks replicating tech’s ethnic minority bias across businessThe Financial Times

Regulation

Why Silicon Valley can’t fix itselfThe Guardian

Data protection laws are shining a needed light on a secretive industryThe Guardian

A Model for Improving Cooperation in Cyber – the Highway Safety Act?Just Security

Federal Appeals Courts Split on Forensic Searches of Devices Seized at BorderInside Privacy

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