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.


  • Apr212017

    Algorithmic Decision-Making and Human Rights

    ‘Man Vs. Machine’. ‘How algorithms rule the world’. ‘How algorithms rule our working lives’. ‘How Machines Learn to be Racist.’…

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  • Feb132017

    Data for Social Change | An Interview with Andrew Stott

    The open data initiative has gained traction and visibility in recent years, particularly with various governments releasing a wide range…

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  • Jan302017

    HRBDT at the 2017 Computers, Data Protection and Privacy Conference

    On 26 January 2017, Pete Fussey spoke on a panel on ‘AI, Ethics and Privacy’, organised by the 4TU.Centre for…

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  • Jan162017

    Privacy: System Failure | An Interview with Gus Hosein

    Gus Hosein has worked at the intersection of technology and human rights for over fifteen years. He has acted as…

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  • Nov162016

    Human Rights in the Digital Age: The Perils of Big Data and Technology (Part II)

    Editor’s note: This post forms part of a larger series addressing key issues related to human rights, technology and big data.  Last…

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