The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project has prepared an overview of related news stories from this month. This summary contains news articles from 27 April – 1 May 2020.
Contact Tracing Apps
Contact-tracing Apps and Human Rights – EJIL Talk
Contact Tracing Apps: a Test for Privacy in Europe – Amnesty International
Contact-tracing Apps: a Major Test for Privacy in Europe – EU Observer
Contact Tracing Apps: Extra Risks for Women and Marginalized Groups – Health and Human Rights Journal
Google’s Medical AI was Super Accurate in a Lab. Real life was a Different Story – MIT Technology Review
Why COVID-19 is a Crisis for Digital Rights – European Digital Rights
Disease Pandemics and the Freedom of Opinion and Expression – Report of the UN SR on Freedom of Expression
Joint Declaration on Freedom of Expression and Elections in the Digital Age – UN OHCHR, OAS, OSCE
Using Human Rights Law to Inform States’ Decisions to Deploy AI – AJIL Unbound (see also the full symposium here)
Monitoring Being Pitched to Fight Covid-19 was Tested on Refugees – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
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