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 22 – 29 March 2019.
How Artificial Intelligence is Helping Farmers and Babies in the Developing World – MIT Technology Review
Can We Stop AI Outsmarting Humanity? – The Guardian
Freedom of Expression
How the EU Copyright Proposal Will Hurt the Web and Wikipedia – Wikimedia Foundation
The European Copyright Directive: What Is It, and Why Has It Drawn More Controversy Than Any Other Directive In EU History? – Electronic Frontier Foundation
Advancing Digital Health in Nigeria – The Guardian, Nigeria
Google Pulls Conversion-Therapy App After Human Rights Campaign Ding – New York Magazine
Eyes on the Road! (Your Car is Watching) – The New York Times
The ‘Face Off’ Between Biometrics and Privacy – Computing
Smart Talking: Are Our Devices Threatening Our Privacy? – The Guardian
How Would a ‘Smart Wall’ Work at the U.S.-Mexico Border? – Los Angeles Times
Lawmakers Call for Termination of NSA Domestic Surveillance Program – The Wall Street Journal
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