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India proposes 24×7 global communication link to curb cybercrimes

22 Feb 2024
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India proposes 24×7 global communication link to curb cybercrimes
Economic Times ↗
22 Feb 2024
India proposes 24×7 global communication link to curb cybercrimes
The EU must hold VLOPs accountable
Content Governance
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The Digital Services Act is fully in effect, but many questions remain

20 Feb 2024
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The Digital Services Act is fully in effect, but many questions remain
Tech Policy Press ↗
20 Feb 2024
The Digital Services Act is fully in effect, but many questions remain
Private tech, humanitarian problems: how to ensure digital transformation does no harm
Data Protection
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Data of world’s most vulnerable put at risk by ‘opaque’ partnerships between NGOs and tech sector

20 Feb 2024
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Data of world’s most vulnerable put at risk by ‘opaque’ partnerships between NGOs and tech sector
Euronews ↗
20 Feb 2024
Data of world’s most vulnerable put at risk by ‘opaque’ partnerships between NGOs and tech sector
Restore Telecoms and Internet Connectivity in Gaza Now!
Surveillance
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How is Israel’s arms industry profiting from the war on Gaza?

20 Feb 2024
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How is Israel’s arms industry profiting from the war on Gaza?
Al Jazeera ↗
20 Feb 2024
How is Israel’s arms industry profiting from the war on Gaza?
Private tech, humanitarian problems: how to ensure digital transformation does no harm
Data Protection
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Access Now argues humanitarian biometrics need more transparency, rules

15 Feb 2024
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Access Now argues humanitarian biometrics need more transparency, rules
Biometric Update ↗
15 Feb 2024
Access Now argues humanitarian biometrics need more transparency, rules
Private tech, humanitarian problems: how to ensure digital transformation does no harm
Data Protection
Data ProtectionNewsGlobalEnglish

The ‘cynical space’ where aid, tech, and militaries intersect

15 Feb 2024
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The ‘cynical space’ where aid, tech, and militaries intersect
Devex ↗
15 Feb 2024
The ‘cynical space’ where aid, tech, and militaries intersect
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Civil society warns of ‘critical gaps’ in UN’s draft cybercrime treaty

13 Feb 2024
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Civil society warns of ‘critical gaps’ in UN’s draft cybercrime treaty
Voice of America ↗
13 Feb 2024
Civil society warns of ‘critical gaps’ in UN’s draft cybercrime treaty
A1 Telekom open letter
Internet Shutdowns
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Sudan’s communication blackout ends as Sudani network restored

12 Feb 2024
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Sudan’s communication blackout ends as Sudani network restored
The New Arab ↗
12 Feb 2024
Sudan’s communication blackout ends as Sudani network restored
EU terrorist content regulation
Content Governance
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This website tracked hate crimes in India. Then the government took it offline

12 Feb 2024
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This website tracked hate crimes in India. Then the government took it offline
WIRED ↗
12 Feb 2024
This website tracked hate crimes in India. Then the government took it offline
Bodily harms: how AI and biometrics curtail human rights PR header
Artificial Intelligence
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AI ‘resurrects’ long dead dictator in murky era of deepfake electioneering

11 Feb 2024
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AI ‘resurrects’ long dead dictator in murky era of deepfake electioneering
CNN ↗
11 Feb 2024
AI ‘resurrects’ long dead dictator in murky era of deepfake electioneering
A1 Telekom open letter
Internet Shutdowns
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I blackout di internet minacciano le elezioni 2024

10 Feb 2024
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I blackout di internet minacciano le elezioni 2024
WIRED ↗
10 Feb 2024
I blackout di internet minacciano le elezioni 2024
How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
Freedom of Expression
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Researchers call out TikTok for removing feature that counts views for Gaza war videos

10 Feb 2024
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Researchers call out TikTok for removing feature that counts views for Gaza war videos
The New Arab ↗
10 Feb 2024
Researchers call out TikTok for removing feature that counts views for Gaza war videos
#StopSilencingPalestine
Freedom of Expression
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Inside Meta, a debate over when the word ‘Zionist’ is hate speech

9 Feb 2024
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Inside Meta, a debate over when the word ‘Zionist’ is hate speech
Washington Post ↗
9 Feb 2024
Inside Meta, a debate over when the word ‘Zionist’ is hate speech
Mapping the risks of emerging biometric and AI technology
Artificial Intelligence
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London underground is testing real-time AI surveillance tools to spot crime

8 Feb 2024
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London underground is testing real-time AI surveillance tools to spot crime
WIRED ↗
8 Feb 2024
London underground is testing real-time AI surveillance tools to spot crime
A1 Telekom open letter
Internet Shutdowns
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Mobile services in Pakistan gradually restored following election day blackout

8 Feb 2024
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Mobile services in Pakistan gradually restored following election day blackout
The New Arab ↗
8 Feb 2024
Mobile services in Pakistan gradually restored following election day blackout
A1 Telekom open letter
Internet Shutdowns
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Pakistan government cuts internet as voters head to polls during general election

8 Feb 2024
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Pakistan government cuts internet as voters head to polls during general election
The Record ↗
8 Feb 2024
Pakistan government cuts internet as voters head to polls during general election