Weekly HRBDT News Circular 11 November 2019

Weekly HRBDT News Circular 11 November 2019
November 11, 2019 Naomi Biggs
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 6-11 November 2019.


Fake News

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn but not remove manipulated mediaTechCrunch

Can’t separate real news from fake news on Facebook? Blame your inherent biases.Evening Standard


Online Targeting

Targeted ads are one of the world’s most destructive trends. Here’s why The Guardian

The UK’s election will put Facebook’s political ad policies to the test  – MIT Technology Review



Artificial Intelligence Poses New Threat to Equal Employment OpportunityForbes 

Algorithms helping patients on ventilators at London hospitalsBBC News

Apple Card offers less credit to women –  Metro



AI project to preserve people’s voices in effort to tackle speech lossThe Guardian 

AI test to spot brain tumours early could be rolled out on NHS within 18 monthsThe Telegraph 

Using AI to Understand What Causes DiseasesHarvard Business Review 


Law Enforcement

Police to use AI recognition drones to help find the missingBBC news 

South Wales football derby: facial ID technology use criticised by fansBBC news

Crime rates 2019: Inside real-life ‘Minority Report’ predictive policing slashing crimeExpress 


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