Rights, regulation and remedies

Work Stream One focuses on how technology and big data are reshaping the conceptualisation of rights in today’s digital age. It provides an insight into the nature of, and connections between, the positive and negative human rights implications of technology and big data and maps the existing and developing legal responses at the international and multi-stakeholder forum levels.


  • Feb082018

    Smartphone data tracking is more than creepy – here’s why you should be worried

    Published on The Conversation on 7 February 2018. Smartphones rule our lives. Having information at our fingertips is the height…

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  • Dec012017

    UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 2017 – Addressing Access to Remedy in the Digital Age: Corporate Misconduct in Sharing and Processing Personal Data

    2017 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights  Addressing Access To Remedy In The Digital Age: Corporate Misconduct In…

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  • Oct122017

    Submission to the Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence

    In September 2017, the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project made a submission to the House of Lords Select Committee…

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  • Aug082017

    Vicarious Trauma of the Private Counter-Terror Workforce: Extending the Duty of Care

    Communities used to gather on street corners, sidewalks, parks and public squares. Today, social media platforms are increasingly the forum…

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  • Jun132017

    Bridging the Gender Digital Divide from a Human Rights Perspective

    This week, the United Nations Human Rights Council will discuss a report prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner…

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