By Vivian Ng
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. This summary contains news articles from 3 to 10 February 2017.
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Facebook stops advertisers illegally discriminating by race – The Guardian
Another NHS crisis looms – an inability to analyse data – The Guardian
Online identity programme aims to sign up 25m Britons – The Financial Times
Fingerprint payments prompt privacy fears in India – The Guardian
The Next Big Encryption Fight – MIT Technology Review
Major privacy case to open before High Court in Dublin – Irish Times
State surveillance is a global threat to press freedom – Open Democracy
Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are the author(s) alone.