Weekly HRBDT News Circular 24 January 2020

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 17th to 24th January 2020.

Facial Recognition
Met Police to deploy facial recognition cameras – BBC
Twitter demands AI company stops ‘collecting faces’ – BBC

Tech set to overhaul the future of crime detection and prevention – Financial Times
Facebook warrant targeting student journalist in Puerto Rico prompts fears of political surveillance – The Intercept

New ‘transformational’ code to protect children’s privacy online – BBC
Was anyone ever so young? What 10 years of my Instagram data revealed. – The Guardian

Humanitarian assistance
NGO uses satellite imagery to prevent migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – The National
How Aid Groups Map Refugee Camps That Officially Don’t Exist – Wired

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