Author archive for HRBDT

  • Jan012020

    HRBDT News Summary 2019

    It is a great pleasure to introduce this newsletter, celebrating the work of the ESRC Human Rights, Big Data and…

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  • Dec312019

    Documenting potential Human Rights Violations using Natural Language Processing, Images and Open-Source Information

    The project has continued work on developing new approaches to documenting human rights through the use of natural language processing,…

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  • Dec312019

    Investigating Opportunities and Threats to the Right to Health in a New Data-driven Economy

    A key part of HRBDT’s research is investigation into how data analytics and AI technologies can promote and hinder human…

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  • Dec312019

    Privacy Nudging in Search: Investigating Potential Impacts

    Concerns around individual’s privacy is a regular topic in the media. In 2019, HRBDT’s PhD student Steven Zimmerman published two…

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  • Dec312019

    Addressing the Human Rights Impacts of Misinformation without Further Harming Human Rights

    A major area of research for HRBDT is the human rights impact of misinformation and disinformation and state and business…

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  • Dec312019

    Creating Human Rights principles for intelligence oversight

    Research has continued on intelligence oversight with ongoing collaboration with the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office. This initiative comprised a number…

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  • Dec312019

    Exploring the Demands for Data and Technology by the Users of Digital Policing

    Researchers Daniel Marciniak and Prof Pete Fussey have completed an ethnography of digital policing in the New Orleans Police Department…

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  • Dec312019

    Reporting on Live Facial Recognition Trials

    In July, Prof Pete Fussey and Dr Daragh Murray published their Independent Report of Metropolitan Police Service’s trials of Live…

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  • Dec312019
    12th Asia Human Rights Forum, Seoul, South Korea

    Ensuring Individuals and Groups can Access Justice and Remedies where Their Rights have been Affected by the Use of AI

    A major part of HRBDT’s research is on access to justice and remedies for individuals and groups whose human rights…

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  • Dec312019
    Prof Sheldon Leader

    Dealing with Problems of Consent in the Digital Age

    As ever more data are generated from online activity, there is more processing of personal data without meaningful consent being…

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