HRBDT Weekly News Circular

Prepared by Amy Dickens

Each week the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project based at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepares an overview of related news stories from the week.

You can follow the HRBDT project on twitter: @hrbdtNews.

Big Data

EXCLUSIVE- In-progress UN report on Big Data and Open Data- Defining Issues and Mitigating Risks– OpenGov Asia

Privacy and Surveillance

The Guardian view on data sharing: the privacy of citizens is being eroded– The Guardian

ACLU wants 23 secret surveillance laws made public– The Intercept

Why don’t we know more about Trump’s and Clinton’s cybersecurity policies?– Future Tense

Labour peers under fire for backing expansion of surveillance powers– The Guardian

Instead of fighting terror, Prevent is creating a climate of fear– The Guardian

Health

An empirical study of mHealth adoption in a developing country: the moderating effect of gender concern– BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

Big Data poised to lower health care costs– Market Wired

Doctors beat algorithms on diagnosis- study– digitalhealth.net

Humanitarian Crises

Tech community puts on its thinking app to help refugees– Irish Times


Each week the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project based at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepares an overview of related news stories from the week.

You can follow the HRBDT project on twitter: @hrbdtNews.

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