Weekly HRBDT News Circular 13 September 2019

Weekly HRBDT News Circular 13 September 2019
September 13, 2019 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 6 – 13 September 2019.

 

Algorithms

How the Algorithms Running Your Life Are BiasedBloomberg

 

Deepfakes

‘Deepfake challenge’ aims to find tools to fight manipulation Daily Times

 

Health

YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure videos –  BBC News

Artificial intelligence helps detect sepsis in Sydney emergency departmentsABC News

 

Privacy

Google’s New Nest Hub Max Raises Questions About How Much We Still Value Our PrivacyForbes

NHS gender identity clinic discloses email contacts of 2,000 patientsThe Guardian

 

Regulations

EU may need to regulate tech giants’ data use: EU antitrust chiefReuters

Apple made Siri deflect questions on feminism, leaked papers revealThe Guardian

 

Surveillance

Police facial recognition in spotlightThe Times

Get out of my face! Facial recognition technology could enslave mankind like never beforeRT News

Huawei, Africa and the global reach of surveillance technologyDeutsche Well

 

 

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