Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 30 November

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  24 – 30 November 2018.


Artificial Intelligence

Exclusive: UK police wants AI to stop violent crime before it happens The New Scientist

The Truth About Killer Robots: the year’s most terrifying documentary –  The Guardian

The role of AI in future warfare Brookings Institute


Freedom of Expression

Google employees sign letter against censored search engine for China  – The Guardian

MPs’ fury over Mark Zuckerberg ’no-show’BBC News



Can big data and innovation save the NHS?The Telegraph

Exclusive: Matt Hancock Accused Of Breaking Ministerial Code Over Private Health Firm EndorsementHuffington Post



Companies ‘can sack workers for refusing to use fingerprint scanners’The Guardian

Facebook documents seized by MPs investigating privacy breach BBC News

Google is Accused of ’Tricking’ Users Into Sharing Location Data Under the EU’s Strict New Privacy LawsFortune

In China, your car could be talking to the governmentAssociated Press


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