The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project has prepared an overview of Human Rights, Tech and AI related news stories. This summary contains news articles from 29 July – 7 August 2020.
Home Office Drops ‘Biased’ Visa Algorithm – Financial Times
Senior Clergymen Among The Activists Targeted By Spyware– The Guardian
This Tool Could Protect Your Photos From Facial Recognition – New York Times
Smart Speaker Technology
Mis/Disinformation and Deepfakes
Deepfakes Are The Most Dangerous Crime Of The Future – The Independent
The Pandemic Has Changed How Criminals Hide Their Cash—And AI Tools Are Trying To Sniff It Out – MIT Technology Review
Social Media and Social Platforms
Twitter Bans Ex-Kkk Leader David Duke – BBC News
What’s Going On With Tiktok: Here’s What We Know – New York Times
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