Weekly HRBDT News Circular 23 August 2019

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 19 – 23 August 2019.   AI, Big Data and Human Rights Digital politics: AI, big data and the future of democracy, Deutsche Bank Can the Universal Periodic Review hold governments accountable on digital rights?, OpenGlobalRights   Health Outlook is Good for Health Care, Thanks to Big Data, Information Week Putting the data before the algorithm in big data addressing personalized healthcare, Doc Wire AI May Save Some Time, but It Can’t Listen to a Patient, Medscape Google’s DeepMind: The complexity of AI in healthcare, Tech_HQ   Mis/Disinformation Facebook and Twitter Say China Is Spreading Disinformation in Hong Kong, The New York Times Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From China, Facebook Newsroom Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess, The Washington Post Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation, The Guardian False images and videos about Open Arms show that not even a ‘full humanitarian crisis’ in the Mediterranean can stop misinformation, Poynter   Surveillance and Facial Recognition EU plans sweeping regulation of facial recognition, Financial Times Facial recognition: ten reasons you should be worried about the technology, The Conversation Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling, The Guardian   Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are the author(s) alone.