HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Ajay Sandhu

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 24 February to 3 March 2017.

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

Big Data

View on big data: the danger is less democracy – The Guardian

“Muslim registries”, Big Data and Human Rights – Amnesty International

Fake News: How Big Data and AI Can Help – Forbes

UNICEF announces collaboration with telecommunications giant in drive for ‘Big Data’ for social good – UNICEF


Internet of Things Teddy Bear Leaked 2 Million Parent and Kids Message Recordings – Motherboard


Kapwani Kiwanga Makes Conceptual Art About Living Under Surveillance – The Fader

How Long Can Border Agents Keep Your Email Password? – The Atlantic

Wearables in the workplace and the dangers of staff surveillance – Financial Times

Submissions by the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project

Submission to Home Affair Committee’s Policing for the Future Inquiry – HRBDT

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


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