Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 1 September

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 1 September
September 11, 2018 Ayman Alhelbawy
In Weekly News Circulars

Each week The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project prepares an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from 1 – 7 September 2018.


AI revolution ‘at risk of being stifled in UK by fear-driven backlash’  – The Guardian

A new fleet of satellites is detecting human rights abuses from space  – ABC


Facebook definition of terrorism helps states mute dissent  – Reuters


North Korean ‘spy’ charged over NHS cyber attack – BBC


New tech surveillance laws criticised by group representing Facebook, Google and TwitterABC


Are Google search results politically biased? – The Guardian

Facebook, Twitter ‘too slow’ to tackle meddling – BBC


The technology enabling better documentation of human rights abuses – ABC

US, Russia block consensus at ‘killer robots’ meetingAssociated Press


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