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First Europe organisation to defend rights online forms
Last week
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human rights
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A first-of-its-kind European organisation has formed in the Hague to defend human rights online, providing legal and technical assistance to victims.
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Australia's first ethical AI advisory opens its doors
Fri, 24th Apr 2020
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human rights
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The Ethical AI Advisory aims to support public and private companies in their quest to develop ethical approaches to AI design and deployment.
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Metadata retention laws “abused” by enforcement agencies
Mon, 10th Feb 2020
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cloud
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hyperscale
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public cloud
The PJCIS, Human Right Law Centre, Digital Rights Watch and Access Now are calling for the repeal or amendment of the controversial laws.
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Salesforce accused of sex trafficking in lawsuit by 50 women
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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hyperscale
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public cloud
The 50 ‘Jane Does’ allege that Salesforce built customised services for the web forum Backpage while publicly boasting about fighting sex trafficking.
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Apple says it's 'protecting the planet's resources'
Tue, 12th Mar 2019
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education
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Apple says it’s ‘protecting the planet’s resources’ and expanding educational opportunities for workers who assemble Apple products.
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Report finds GCSB in compliance with NZ rights
Mon, 10th Dec 2018
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cloud
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gcsb
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human rights
The Inspector-General has given the GCSB its compliance tick of approval for the fourth year in a row.
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Human rights groups call for speakers to boycott Salesforce conference
Wed, 12th Sep 2018
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salesforce
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human rights
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account-based marketing
A number of human rights groups are rallying for a number of major speakers to pull out of Salesforce’s upcoming Dreamforce conference.
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Ministry of Social Development: Is it right to use data just because there's access to it?
Thu, 10th May 2018
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
“Data and analytics has a valuable role to play in designing and delivering services that work for people."
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Microsoft champions same-sex marriage
Mon, 23rd Jan 2012
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human rights
Tech giant endorses diversity ahead of vote on marriage equity legislation in home state of Washington.
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KNOWLEDGE = PROFIT
Mon, 1st Mar 2010
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human rights
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workforce management
New Zealand isn’t particularly good at seeing the big picture when it comes to human capital.
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