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 25 August – 1 September 2017.
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Freedom of Expression
How ‘Doxxing’ Became a Mainstream Tool in the Culture Wars – The New York Times
The Internet of Hate – Slate
The Guardian view on privacy: computers gossip – The Guardian
AI’s rapid advance sparks call for a code for robots – Financial Times
Big Tech can no longer be allowed to police itself – Financial Times
Tech sector struggles to prepare for new EU data protection laws – Financial Times
Showing the Algorithms Behind New York City Services – The New York Times
IPCO Launch – Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office
UK surveillance and spying watchdog begins work – The Guardian
The Guide to International Law and Surveillance – Privacy International
Who Owns the Internet? – The New Yorker
Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are the author(s) alone.