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20 February 2018

USA: Crackdown on journalists & activists protesting against infrastructure projects has intensified, commentator says

Author: Zoë Carpenter, The Nation (USA)

"PHOTOS: Since Standing Rock, 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests",  16 Feb 2018...

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16 February 2018

Leading activist discusses failure of cos. to address adverse impacts of their technologies & inadequacy of non-judicial remedies

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business (UK)

"Maryam Al-Khawaja on Technology Companies", 18 December 2017...

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Report
16 February 2018

New report analyses threats to Palestinian digital rights, alleging complicity of cos.

Author: 7amleh (Israel)

"7amleh publishes innovative research on “Internet Freedoms in Palestine: Mapping of Digital Rights Violations and Threats”", 22 January 2018...

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Article
2 February 2018

Europe’s role in spy-tech exports that led to torture and jail

Author: Marietje Schaake, Computer Weekly

The long-overdue update to the export controls of dual-use items was finally approved by the European Parliament in January. When implemented, the new measures will create extra checks before European companies that export cyber surveillance...

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Story
24 January 2018

EU: Parliament approves stricter export rules to prevent human rights abuses through cyber technology

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Article
22 January 2018

European Parliament votes to restrict exports of surveillance equipment

Author: Bill Goodwin, Computer Weekly

European Parliament votes to tighten export controls to restrict supply of surveillance and encryption technology to states with poor human rights records amid fears British companies may not have to comply after Brexit......

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19 January 2018
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17 January 2018

MEPs approve export controls tailored to stop government surveillance

Author: Catherine Stupp, EURACTIV

MEPs approved stricter rules on Wednesday (17 January) to control how European companies export technologies including software that could be used for surveillance, and any products that may violate human rights....

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16 January 2018

Cyber technology: preventing human rights abuses

Author: European Parliament

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Article
8 January 2018

Tencent denies storing WeChat records after Chinese billionaire reportedly questions monitoring

Author: Li Tao & Andrew Barclay, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

"Tencent denies storing WeChat records after Chinese billionaire reportedly questions monitoring", 2 January 2018...

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