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 7 – 11 January 2019.

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

Privacy

Chinese gay dating app halts registration after underage HIV reportReuters

The Guardian view on privacy: a fundamental human rightThe Guardian

 

Regulation

Google backed on limiting search results over right to be forgottenBBC

Twitter Users in China Face Detention and Threats in New Beijing CrackdownThe New York Times

 

Trends

5 Reasons to be Hopeful About Human Rights in 2019Just Security

Five emerging cyber-threats to worry about in 2019MIT Technology Review

Fixing digital democracy? The future of data-driven political campaigningOpen Democracy

Seven ways technology will change in 2019The Guardian

 

Technological Solutions 

Humanitarianism is in crisis. Digital innovation won’t fix itIRIN

 

 


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

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