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 29 September – 6 October 2017.

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

Health

How Big Data Could Help Prevent One Fatal Heart Attack Every 40 SecondsForbes

Using Big Data Medical Analytics To Address The Opioid CrisisForbes

History

Who betrayed Anne Frank? Artificial intelligence could finally solve the mysteryThe Washington Post

Politics

British courts may unlock secrets of how Trump campaign profiled US votersThe Guardian

Surveillance

AncestryDNA angers privacy campaigners BBC

Court to hear challenge to GCHQ bulk hacking of phones and computersThe Guardian

Taking Privacy Seriously: Leaving Google BehindHuffPost

Who’s afraid of… e-Privacy?Medium


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

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