Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 9 November

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 9 November
November 12, 2018 Amy Dickens
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  2 – 9 November 2018.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Hits the Barrier of MeaningThe New York Times

Microsoft’s President Says We Need to Regulate Facial Recognition Tech Before the Year 2024 Looks Like the Book “1984”’Recode

Inside Facebook’s Fight to Beat Google and Dominate in AIWired

AI For Humanity: Using AI to Make a Positive Impact in Developing CountriesForbes

Fake News and Freedom of Speech

Don’t Want to Fall for Fake News? Don’t Be LazyWired

Here’s a Way You Can Combat Fake NewsThe Washington Post

Pressure Grows on Zuckerberg to Attend Facebook Committee HearingThe Guardian

The Case for Less SpeechWired

Health

NHS’s GP at Hand App ‘No Match for Trip to Doctors’The Times

Privacy

Canadians Up In Arms: Privacy Without Consent and the Dangerous PrecedentForbes

Regulation

GDPR a Challenge to AI Black BoxesComputer Weekly

Here Are Nine Ways Regulation Can Help Us Avoid A Tech CatastropheWired

Chancellor’s Digital Services Tax Will Cut Cash Flow to Big Tech FirmsThe Telegraph

Facebook Treated Voters With ‘Disrespect’ Over Data CollectionBBC News

Surveillance

Snowden Warns Israelis of Dangers of State SurveillanceAl Jazeera

 Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are the author(s) alone.