Weekly News Circular – 10 March 2017

Weekly News Circular – 10 March 2017
March 10, 2017 Ajay Sandhu
In Weekly News Circulars

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 4 to 10 March 2017.

Big Data Commentary

Big data and the New Transparency: Measuring and representing police killings – Big Data and Society

Big Data is a big lie without little data: Humanistic intelligence as a human right – Big Data and Society

Big data’s power is terrifying. That could be good news for democracy – The Guardian

The Datafication of Criminal Justice – The British Journal of Criminology: Themed Issue on Big Data and Criminology


Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data — If They Can Find It – The New York Times


A Collection of Reports on Privacy From the UN Human Rights Council’s 34th Session – Privacy International

International Women’s Day 2017: A PI Network Highlight Reel – Privacy International

What Can Be Gleaned From Trump’s Allegations of Wiretapping – The New York Times

WikiLeaks Releases Trove of Alleged C.I.A. Hacking Documents – The New York Times

WikiLeaks: The CIA is using popular TVs, smartphones and cars to spy on their owners – Washington Post

With the latest WikiLeaks revelations about the CIA – is privacy really dead? – The Guardian

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