Author archive for Lorna McGregor

  • May222020

    The COVID-19 Pandemic: Five urgent principles for leaving no one behind through technology

    This post first appeared on the Universal Rights Group website. The UN Secretary General has characterised the pandemic as a…

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  • Mar282019

    The need for clear governance frameworks on predictive algorithms in military settings

    This post originally appeared on the Humanitarian Law and Policy Blog. Editor’s note: In this post, as part of the AI blog…

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  • Jul092018

    Why We Need to Stop Talking About ‘Killer Robots’ and Address the AI Backlash

    This post originally appeared on EJIL: Talk! In the field of artificial intelligence, the spectacle of the ‘killer robot’ looms…

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  • Jun152018

    Google’s new principles on AI need to be better at protecting human rights

    Originally published by The Conversation on 15 June 2018. There are growing concerns about the potential risks of AI –…

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  • Jun052018

    Cambridge Analytica is more than a data breach – it’s a human rights problem

    Originally published in The Conversation on 4 June 2018. The closure of Cambridge Analytica following the revelations about its use…

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  • Mar222016

    First Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy to the Human Rights Council

    As published on EJIL:Talk! on 18 March 2016.  In March 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council created a new…

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  • Feb022016

    Embedding Human Rights in Internet Governance

    As published on EJIL:Talk! on 3 November 2015.  In Resolution 56/183 (2001), the UN General Assembly welcomed the creation of…

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