Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 1 September

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 1 September
September 11, 2018 Ayman Alhelbawy
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 1 – 7 September 2018.

AI

AI revolution ‘at risk of being stifled in UK by fear-driven backlash’  – The Guardian

A new fleet of satellites is detecting human rights abuses from space  – ABC

Regulation

Facebook definition of terrorism helps states mute dissent  – Reuters

Security

North Korean ‘spy’ charged over NHS cyber attack – BBC

Surveillance

New tech surveillance laws criticised by group representing Facebook, Google and TwitterABC

TechCrunch

Are Google search results politically biased? – The Guardian

Facebook, Twitter ‘too slow’ to tackle meddling – BBC

Technology

The technology enabling better documentation of human rights abuses – ABC

US, Russia block consensus at ‘killer robots’ meetingAssociated Press

 


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