HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Manuel Fernandez Sierra

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 7-14 June 2019.

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

 

Privacy

Google and the University of Chicago Are Sued Over Data Sharing – New York Times

Why America Needs a Thoughtful Federal Privacy Law – New York Times

US senators: Social media giants let algorithms ‘run wild’ – Aljazeera

 

Surveillance

Faces for Cookware: Data Collection Industry Flourishes as China Pursues AI Ambitions – Reuters

Mass Surveillance Is Coming to a City Near You – The Atlantic

Humans Can’t Watch All the Surveillance Cameras Out There, so Computers Are – Slate Magazine

 

Regulation

The Global Data War Heats Up – The Atlantic

France Kicks Data Scientists Out of Its Courts – Slate

AI Experts Call to Curb Mass Surveillance – Politico

 

Health

AI Needs More Health Data if it’s to Help Cure the World – BBC

 

AI

The Power, and Limits, of Artificial Intelligence – WIRED

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming for Our Faces – WIRED

What Do We do About Deepfake Video? – The Guardian


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

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