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2 July 2020

TikTok says it did not receive or store data from Apple iPhone clipboards despite security researchers' allegations

Author: BBC (UK)

“TikTok 'didn't store' iPhone clipboard data”, 29 June 2020...

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29 June 2020

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on States & businesses to ensure that use of new technologies does not violate right to peaceful assembly

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24 June 2020

Russia proposes app to track migrant workers' biometric data, "social trustworthiness"

Author: Damelya Aitkhozhina, Human Rights Watch (USA)

Russia's latest app will track migrant workers — but who's next? 9 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

NSO Group spyware used against Moroccan journalist after company pledged to respect human rights; Inc. Co. comments

A new investigation led by Amnesty International revales that NSO Group, the Israeli company marketing its technology in the fight against COVID-19, contributed to a sustained campaign by the government of Morocco to spy on Moroccan journalist Omar...

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17 June 2020

Bahrain & Kuwait: COVID-19 "invasive surveillance" apps breach users' privacy & security, say Amnesty Intl.

Author: Rosie Garthwaite & Ian Anderson, BBC

"Coronavirus: Alarm over 'invasive' Kuwait and Bahrain contact-tracing apps," 16 June 2020...

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12 June 2020
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Author: Alice Vitard, L'Usine Digitale

« Que reproche-t-on au Health Data Hub, attaqué devant le Conseil d'État ?», 9 juin 2020....

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12 June 2020
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Author: Human Rights Watch

« UE : Renforcer les règlementations sur l’export des technologies de surveillance » 9 juin 2020...

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10 June 2020

Papua New Guinea: Jubilee Australia report says proposed legislation to amend Bougainville's mining laws could undermine human rights & environment

A report by Jubilee Australia alleges that proposed legislation before Bougainville's parliament to amend mining laws could potentially  remove landowner consent and environmental controls. The report is linked below.

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10 June 2020

Human rights groups urge the European Union to strengthen rules on surveillance technology exports

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10 June 2020

USA: Use of AI-powered monitoring software to help stop spread of COVID-19 in jails & prisons raises privacy & bias-related concerns

Jail and prison officials in numerous facilities in the United States are using technology driven by AI to monitor inmate phone calls to help prevent and solve crimes, as well as to scan calls for mentions of the coronavirus. One such software is Verus...

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