HRBDT Weekly News Circular

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 – 1 June 2018.

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

Content Regulation

A Human Rights Approach to Platform Content Regulation – Freedex

Twitter ‘bans women against trans ideology’, say feminists – BBC


Silicon Valley is stumped: Even A.I. cannot always remove bias from hiring – CNBC

Police trial AI software to help process mobile phone evidence – The Guardian

AI risks replicating tech’s ethnic minority bias across business – The Financial Times


Why Silicon Valley can’t fix itself – The Guardian

Data protection laws are shining a needed light on a secretive industry – The Guardian

A Model for Improving Cooperation in Cyber – the Highway Safety Act? – Just Security

Federal Appeals Courts Split on Forensic Searches of Devices Seized at Border – Inside Privacy



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



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