Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 23 February 2018

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 23 February 2018
February 26, 2018 Manuel Fernandez Sierra

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 17th –  23rd February 2018.


AI Ripe for Exploitation, Experts Warn – BBC

Growth of AI Could Boost Cybercrime and Security Threats, Report Warns – Guardian

Why Artificial Intelligence Researchers Should be More Paranoid – Wired


In Our Eyes, Google’s Software Sees Heart Attack Risk – The Washington Post

Facebook is Using AI to Help Predict When Users May be SuicidalCNBC

Privacy, Data Protection and Security

Facebook Told to Stop Tracking in Belgium – BBC

Can Mapping Conflict Data Explain, Predict and Prevent Violence – BBC


The General Data Protection Regulation:  What it Says, What it Means – Politico

New Rules on Data Protection Pose Compliance Issues for Firms –  The Irish Times

We Need a Global Cyberwar Treaty, Says the Former Head of GCHQ – Wired


Revealed:  Two Secret Cogs in the FBI National Surveillance Machine – Forbes

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