Weekly News Circular – 3 March 2017

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 24 February to 3 March 2017.

Big Data

View on big data: the danger is less democracy – The Guardian

“Muslim registries”, Big Data and Human Rights – Amnesty International

Fake News: How Big Data and AI Can Help – Forbes

UNICEF announces collaboration with telecommunications giant in drive for ‘Big Data’ for social good – UNICEF


Internet of Things Teddy Bear Leaked 2 Million Parent and Kids Message Recordings – Motherboard


Kapwani Kiwanga Makes Conceptual Art About Living Under Surveillance – The Fader

How Long Can Border Agents Keep Your Email Password? – The Atlantic

Wearables in the workplace and the dangers of staff surveillance – Financial Times

Submissions by the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project

Submission to Home Affair Committee’s Policing for the Future Inquiry – HRBDT

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