By Krzysztof Garstka
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 31 March – 6 April 2018.
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Privacy, Data Protection and Security
Facebook Confirms it Spies on Your Messenger Conversations – The Next Web
Now China Wants to Clean Up its Social Media, Too – MIT Technology Review
Twitter Bans 270,000 Accounts for ‘Promoting Terrorism’ – The Guardian
Facebook Among 30 Organisations in UK Political Data Inquiry – The Guardian
This Company Can Encode Your Favorite Song in DNA—for $100,000 – MIT Technology Review
Facebook’s Disappearing Message Saga is the Act of a Company in Turmoil – MIT Technology Review
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