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. This summary contains news articles from 22 to 28 July 2017.

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

Hate Speech Online

First Nations leader urges Canada to prosecute ‘out of hand’ hate speechThe Guardian

Surveillance and Privacy

US Surveillance Makes Privacy Shield InvalidHuman Rights Watch

Is There Privacy In The Digital Age?Huffinton Post UK

Surveillance: German police ready to hack WhatsApp messages – dw.com

Technology and Human Rights

Online Voting For The DisenfranchisedHuffington Post UK

Data science can help us fight human traffickingGCN

The Future of Police Robots Began Last Year — Where Is It Now?The Ringer


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

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