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USA: CEO statements on race & police misconduct are important, but now corporate political power is needed to pass legislation
Author: Aaron K. Chatterji & Michael W. Toffel, Harvard Business Review
"What CEOs Still Haven’t Said About Race and Policing", 18 Jun 2020...
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Author: Marc Zaffagni, CNET France
« Au nom des droits de l’homme, IBM abandonne le marché de la reconnaissance faciale » 9 juin 2020...
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IBM will no longer develop facial recognition technology & CEO calls for dialogue about whether it should be used by U.S. police
Author: Jay Peters, The Verge
"IBM will no longer offer, develop, or research facial recognition technology," 8 June 2020...
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USA: Company executives speak out against racism following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor & Tony McDade by police
On 25 May 2020, white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pinned George Floyd to the ground, keeping his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, ultimately killing him. Three additional officers were involved. All four officers...
IBM & Microsoft joins the Vatican for the regulation of facial recognition technology and algor ethics
Author: Bhavani Shanthakumar
... [Microsoft and IBM] have signed a document called the “Rome Call for Al Ethics,” prepared by the Pontifical Academy for Life to Pope Francis on [6 March 2020]... Pope raised his concerns over the uncontrolled spread of A.I. applied science-...
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Author: Freedom for All Americans
"Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation", 11 March 2020...
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Google, Apple, Amazon and dozens of other companies have signed letters opposing anti-LGBTQ state-level bills across the United States....