HRBDT Weekly News Circular

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 17 to 24 February 2017.

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

Algorithms

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age – Pew Research Center

Privacy

Press Update: Privacy International to Challenge High Court Ruling to Court of Appeal – Medium

Amazon resists Echo murder evidence call – BBC

Police told to delete on request millions of images of innocent people – The Guardian

Regulations

Whistleblowers endangered in digital age, says lawyers’ report – The Guardian

Hand Over the Data – MIT Technology Review

We Need Stronger Regulations Regarding U.S. Law Enforcement Hacking of Devices Abroad – Future Tense

Oversight

Leading terror trial QC to be counter-terror laws watchdog – The Guardian


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

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