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 26 January – 2 February 2018.
AI in the Court: When Algorithms Rule on Jail Time – The Washington Post
Can Big Data Predict Which Bills Will Pass Congress – The Washington Post
How an ex-YouTube Insider Investigated its Secret Algorithm – The Guardian
How Your Social Media Betrays Your Mood – BBC News
Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have – The New York Times
Turn off Messenger Kids, Health Experts Plead to Facebook – The New York Times
Privacy, Data Protection and Security
US Soldiers are Revealing Sensitive and Dangerous Information by Jogging – The Washington Post
Protecting Refugee Data – Raddington Report
Privacy and Security Will be the Big Tech Stories of 2018 – The Irish Times
Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules – The New York Times
If Workers Slack Off, the Wristband Will Know (And Amazon Has a Patent for It). – The New York Times
UK Court Finds Government’s Surveillance Powers Unlawful – The Intercept
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