HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Shoaib Ehsan

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.


Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data – Motherboard

Data Economy

Commission outlines next steps towards a European data economy – European Commission  


Big Healthcare Players Store Big Data in the Cloud – inside BIG DATA

The Policy Implications Of Using Big Data In healthcare – The Huffington Post

Predictive Policing

Predictive Policing Is Not As Predictive As You Think – Council on Foreign Relations

Privacy and Freedom of Expression

Proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications – European Commission

The Internet is Not the Enemy – World Policy Blog


Give robots ‘personhood’ status, EU committee argues – The Guardian

Human Rights in the Electronics and Information Communication Technology Industry – Supply Chain Management Review

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


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