Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 18 August 2017

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 18 August 2017
August 18, 2017 Krzysztof Garstka

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 11 – 18 August 2017.

Health

U.S.blockchain company in tie-up on medical artificial intelligence – ReutersMachine Learning
AI Crushed a Human at Dota 2 (But That Was the Easy Bit) – MIT Technology Review
Teaching A.I. Systems to Behave Themselves – New York Times

Machine Learning

AI Crushed a Human at Dota 2 (But That Was the Easy Bit) – MIT Technology Review

Teaching A.I. Systems to Behave Themselves – New York Times

Online Content Regulation

China’s WeChat, Weibo and Baidu under investigation – BBC
Internet firms shift stance, move to exile white supremacists – Reuters

Privacy & Data Protection

A Proposed Anti-Doxxing Law in the U.K. Could Make Personal Data Less Secure – Slate

EU-funded online privacy tool will protect your data – and help you sell it – The Next Web

Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits to settle FTC charges – BBC

U.S.judge says LinkedIn cannot block startup from public profile data – Reuters

Surveillance & Intelligence

Hackers Use NSA Tools to Spy on Hotel Guest Wi-Fi and Steal Their Details – MIT Technology Review
Tech companies urge Supreme Court to boost cellphone privacy – Reuters

Technology

Meet the Company That’s Using Face Recognition to Reshape China’s Tech Scene – MIT Technology Review

The music industry uses your social data to predict it’s next big artists – The Next Web


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