The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project has prepared an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from 1 – 8 May 2020.
Contact tracing apps
Google and Apple ban location tracking in their contact tracing apps – MIT Technology Review
India is forcing people to use its covid app, unlike any other democracy – MIT Technology Review
COVID-19, tech and human rights
We Can Beat the Virus Only By Protecting Human Rights – Human Rights Watch
Disinformation in the Age of Pandemic – Wilson Center (video)
How to fight the COVID-19 infodemic: lessons from 3 Asian countries– World Economic Forum
Facebook oversight board
The Republic of Facebook – by David Kaye on Just Security
The Facebook Oversight Board: An Experiment in Self-Regulation – Just Security
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