Weekly HRBDT News Circular 14 October 2019

Weekly HRBDT News Circular 14 October 2019
October 14, 2019 Grigorios Kalliatakis

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  4 – 11 October 2019.

 

AIDS

Global community pledges $14 billion to step up fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria   – UN News

 

Algorithms and AI

Why Facebook’s AI guru isn’t scared of killer robots   – The Next Web

The biggest threat of deepfakes isn’t the deepfakes themselves  – MIT Technology Review

Passport facial recognition checks fail to work with dark skin  – BBC

 

Data Protection

No-deal Brexit data – should firms worry?  – BBC

Facebook encryption: Should governments be given keys to access our messages?  – BBC

 

Health

The fight to reverse damage caused by MS  – BBC

 

Social Media

Holy tech! Churches try new ways to connect  – BBC

Julia Gillard: Abuse of women online ‘disproportionate’  – BBC

 

 

 

Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are the author(s) alone.