Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 30 March 2018

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 30 March 2018
April 10, 2018 Krzysztof Garstka

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 24th – 30th March 2018.


AI is Rapidly Changing the Types and Location of the Best-Paying Jobs – MIT Technology Review

Affectiva’s Automotive AI Could Keep Distracted and Drowsy Drivers from Causing Accidents – The Next Web


Iran Angered by US Imposition of Cyber Sanctions – BBC

Active Network Breach: ‘EU Law Boosts Security – BBC


Israel to Launch Big Data Health Project – Reuters

Google X-Ray Project Shows AI Won’t Replace Doctors Any Time Soon – MIT Technology Review

Four in 10 Online GP Firms Not Safe, Say Inspectors – BBC

Privacy, Data Protection and Security 

Part 1 – Cambridge Analytica 

Investigators Complete Seven-Hour Cambridge Analytica HQ search – The Guardian

Facebook Privacy Settings Revamped After Scandal – BBC

Growth At Any Cost: Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo — And Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed – Buzzfeed News

Facebooks Severs Relationship With Third-Party Data Brokers – The Next Web

Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones [Updated] – Ars Technica

Part 2 – General

China’s Citizens Do Care About Their Data Privacy, Actually – MIT Technology Review

‘Getting Naked Before The White Man’: Indian Minister Rubbishes Privacy Fears – The Guardian

Blockchain is on a Collision Course with EU Privacy Law – The Next Web


Fake News 2.0: Personalized, Optimized, and Even Harder to Stop – MIT Technology Review

UK Website Age Checks Could Create Facebook of Porn, Critics Warn – The Guardian

Craigslist Drops Dating Ads After New Law – BBC


This Blockchain-Based Surveillance Startup Detects Crime in Real-Time – The Next Web

FBI Sought iPhone Order Before Exhausting Options: U.S. Inspector General – Reuters

Beware the Smart Toaster: 18 tips for Surviving the Surveillance Age – The Guardian

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