Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 18 May

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 18 May
May 21, 2018 Vivian Ng
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 12 – 18 May 2018.

Artificial Intelligence

AI-4-Good in War – Just Security

AI, Law of Armed Conflict, and “Liminal” Conflict Among Technological Peer Great Powers – Just Security

Content Moderation

Twitter announces global change to algorithm in effort to tackle harassment – The Guardian

Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam – New York Times


Police are using big data to profile young people, putting them at risk of discrimination – The Conversation

Facebook lets advertisers target users based on sensitive interests – The Guardian


Digital Free for All Part Deux: European Commission Proposal on E-Evidence – Just Security

Facebook has not fully answered questions on data privacy: UK lawmakers – Reuters

Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European parliament – The Guardian

Net neutrality advocates gain symbolic win as Senate votes to save Obama rules – The Guardian

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