Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 17 August

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 17 August
August 20, 2018 Sabrina Rau
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 10 – 17 August 2018.

Artificial Intelligence

Biometric Mirror: Reflecting the imperfections in AI – BBC

Contribute to a podcast on the impact of artificial intelligenceThe Guardian

Health

Health care is broke. Oscar Health thinks tech can fix itWired

Privacy

Google records your location even when you tell it not toThe Guardian

Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teenReuters

FBI sought Google location data of many to catch robber – BBC

Regulation

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for ChinaNew York Times

President Trump relaxes US cyber-attacks rulesBBC

Myanmar Rohingya: Facebook ‘still hosts hate speech’BBC

Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week – BBC

Technology

Children ‘at risk of robot influence’ – BBC

‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye – New York Times


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