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2 June 2020
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1 June 2020

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...

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19 March 2020
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13 February 2020

Civil society & social media companies raise human rights concerns about Clearview AI's online mining of data & potential expansion plans

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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5 June 2018

UN Special Rapporteur calls on platforms to use int'l human rights law as basis for content standards in new report

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1 May 2018

Data biases used to train AI can reinforce gender inequality

Author: Bettina Büchel, IMD Business School, World Economic Forum

"AI could reinforce gender inequality", 8 Mar 2018...

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22 March 2018

New report calls on businesses to protect human rights on digital platforms

Author: New York University Stern Center for Business & Human Rights

"Harmful Content: The Role of Internet Platform Companies in Fighting Terrorist Incitement and Politically Motivated Disinformation", Nov 2017...

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7 November 2017

New report calls on internet cos. to do more to fight terrorist incitement & disinformation in line with responsibility to uphold human rights

Author: NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights & World Economic Forum

"Harmful Content: The Role of Internet Platform Companies in Fighting Terrorist Incitement and Politically Motivated Disinformation", Nov 2017...

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29 March 2017

7 telecommunications companies join Global Networks Initiative expanding global protection of freedom of expression & privacy rights

Author: Global Networks Initiative

"Global Network Initiative Adds Seven Companies in Milestone Expansion of Freedom of Expression and Privacy Initiative"...

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