Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 8 March 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  1-8  March 2019.


Artificial Intelligence

Does AI Ethics Have A Bad Name?Forbes

AI Researchers Are Pushing Bias Out of AlgorithmsBloomberg

How Artificial Intelligence is Redefining Consumer Health ExperiencesHealth IT Analytics


Freedom of Expression

Facebook finds UK-based ‘fake news’ networkBBC News

Russia passes legislation banning state criticism, fake newsAl Jazeera

Google employees suspect it is still working on secret Chinese ‘Dragonfly’ projectThe Independent



Saudi app used to track women ’not against’ Google rulesBBC News

UK government refuses to reveal how it will use EU citizens’ data ahead of BrexitBusiness Insider



Facebook: What’s in Mark Zuckerberg’s privacy plan? BBC News

Facebook’s new move isn’t about privacy. It’s about dominationThe Guardian

US surveillance scheme unlikely to be renewed, says key adviserThe Guardian 



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