Publications

Our research considers the human rights implications of big data and associated technologies. The Project uses multiple methodologies, including desk-based research, qualitative interviews, econometrics, comparative case studies and computational techniques.

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A Paradigm Shift: Detecting Human Rights Violations Through Web Images
 1 file(s)  20 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download March 30, 2017 Download
Accountability for Governance Choices in Artificial Intelligence
 1 file(s)  28 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download February 11, 2019 Download
Are New Technologies an Aid to Reputation as a Disciplinarian?
 1 file(s)  15 downloads
Corporate responsibility download August 5, 2019 Download
Background Paper on Consent
 1 file(s)  18 downloads
Consent download August 6, 2019 Download
Between Security and Data Protection: Searching for a Model Big Data Surveillance Scheme Within the European Union Data Protection Framework
 1 file(s)  17 downloads
Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download November 16, 2018 Download
Beyond Carpenter v U.S.: Broadening Pathways for Protection of the Right to Privacy
 1 file(s)  8 downloads
Law enforcement download December 16, 2018 Download
Bulk Surveillance in the Digital Age: Rethinking the Human Rights Law Approach to Bulk Monitoring of Communications Data
 1 file(s)  12 downloads
Intelligence oversight download May 10, 2019 Download
Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism Online: What Role for Social Media Platforms?
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
Corporate responsibility download, Law enforcement download, Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download June 1, 2016 Download
Creating Safe Zones and Safe Corridors in Conflict Situations: Providing Protection at Home or Preventing the Search for Asylum?
 1 file(s)  7 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download June 1, 2017 Download
Critically Assessing Digital Documents: Materiality and the Interpretative Role of Software
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
July 17, 2017 Download
DatNav – How to Navigate Digital Data for Human Rights Research
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
June 1, 2016 Download
Detection of Human Rights Violations in Images: Can Convolutional Neural Networks Help?
 1 file(s)  5 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download March 12, 2017 Download
Does Universalization of Health Work? Evidence From Health Systems Restructuring and Maternal and Child Health in Brazil
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
Health download December 16, 2016 Download
Does Universalization of Healthwork? Evidence from Health Systems Restructuring and Expansion in Brazil
 1 file(s)  5 downloads
Health download January 10, 2019 Download
Evaluating Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Material Classification
 1 file(s)  7 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download March 16, 2017 Download
Exploring Object-Centric and Scene-Centric CNN Features and Their Complementarity for Human Rights Violations recognition in images
 1 file(s)  7 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download May 12, 2018 Download
Facts, Power and Global Evidence: A New Empire of Truth
 1 file(s)  12 downloads
Health download April 27, 2018 Download
From Cyberpunk to Regulation – Digitised Memories as Personal and Sensitive Data within the EU Data Protection Law
 1 file(s)  7 downloads
July 13, 2017 Download
Hiding in Plain Sight? The ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ and Search Engines in the Context of International Data Protection Frameworks
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
October 13, 2017 Download
HRBDT Project – Key Information
 1 file(s)  10 downloads
Press Kit Download October 22, 2019 Download
Human Rights in a Digital Age – Conference Report
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download, Companion robots download, Consent download, Corporate responsibility download, Facial recognition download, Health download, Humanitarian assistance download, Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download, Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download, Open source investigations download May 24, 2018 Download
Identifying Perpetrator Information in Individual-Level Data
 1 file(s)  7 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download October 30, 2017 Download
Independent Report on the London Metropolitan Police Service’s Trial of Live Facial Recognition Technology
 1 file(s)  18 downloads
Facial recognition download, Law enforcement download July 3, 2019 Download
Intermediary Publishers and European Data Protection: Delimiting the Ambit of Responsibility for Third-Party Rights Through a Synthetic Interpretation of the EU Acquis
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
June 5, 2018 Download
International Human Rights Law as a Framework for Algorithmic Accountability
 1 file(s)  16 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download April 12, 2019 Download
Internet Intermediaries and Counter-Terrorism:Between Self-Regulation and Outsourcing Law Enforcement
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download June 13, 2018 Download
Regulation of Big Data Surveillance by Police and Intelligence Agencies
 1 file(s)  10 downloads
Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download, Open source investigations download May 14, 2019 Download
Sensing Evil: Counterterrorism, techno-science, and the cultural reproduction of security
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
Law enforcement download June 6, 2016 Download
Submission to Home Affairs Committee on Policing for the Future
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
Law enforcement download February 13, 2017 Download
Submission to OHCHR Call on Ways to Bridge the Gender Digital Divide From a Human Rights Perspective
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download, Consent download, Corporate responsibility download, Facial recognition download February 13, 2017 Download
Submission to the Home Office Consultation on the Government’s Proposed Response to the Ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union on 21 December 2016 Regarding the Retention of Communications Data (Investigatory Powers Act 2016)
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download December 21, 2016 Download
Submission to the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download September 6, 2017 Download
Submission to the House of Lords Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies’ Call for Evidence
 1 file(s)  8 downloads
Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download October 30, 2019 Download
Submission to the IPCO Consultation on Proportionality of Bulk Powers
 1 file(s)  7 downloads
Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download December 14, 2017 Download
Submission to the OHCHR Consultation on The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age
 1 file(s)  5 downloads
August 3, 2018 Download
Submission to the UK Science and Technology Committee on Algorithmic Decision Making
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download May 13, 2019 Download
Submission to the UN General Assembly’s Overall Review of the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (First Submission)
 1 file(s)  6 downloads
October 20, 2015 Download
Submission to the UN Secretary General’s High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation 31 January 2019
 1 file(s)  4 downloads
January 31, 2019 Download
Submission to UN General Assembly’s Overall Review of the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (Follow Up Submission)
 1 file(s)  8 downloads
November 24, 2015 Download
Technical Memo for Amnesty International Report on Deaths in Detention
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download August 18, 2016 Download
The Key to a Sustainable Digital Future; Human Rights Safeguards
 1 file(s)  1 download
Consent download, Corporate responsibility download December 3, 2019 Download
The Right to be Forgotten: The Importance of Forgetting in the Age of the Internet
 1 file(s)  10 downloads
Consent download, Corporate responsibility download, Facial recognition download May 9, 2018 Download
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70
 1 file(s)  23 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download, Companion robots download, Consent download, Corporate responsibility download, Facial recognition download, Health download, Humanitarian assistance download, Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download, Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download, Open source investigations download December 20, 2018 Download
Using Big Data to Demonstrate Indivisibility of Rights and Promote Cross-Sectoral Responses to the Sustainable Development Goals
 1 file(s)  10 downloads
Health download February 10, 2019 Download