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Author: London School of Economics & Charities Aid Foundation
Beyond Integrity, a new report produced by CAF, in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), examines how some companies are going above and beyond their traditional role to protect civic space. Key findings ...
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Author: Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
...Recently, we have seen a proliferation of repressive laws and practices deployed by an increasing number of states, and an increase in the criminalisation of human rights defenders and other civil society actors. Companies’ responses are at odds...
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[PDF] Businesses across the Middle East must put human rights above the bottom line - New report lifts the lid on the business practices of dozens of companies operating across the Middle East
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Arabic and French versions below] Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation. The new report, released today in Arabic, English and French by the...
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Author: Catherine Dunn, Corporate Counsel [USA]
American companies have been criticized in recent years for selling technology to countries that may use it to thwart dissent…A Chinese company took center stage [in March] because it's a major supplier of cameras and surveillance tools to Chinese...
Author: Global Network Initiative
GNI’s key achievements from the past year include…The first assessments of our three founding companies—Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo!—were…GNI gained nine new participant organizations from six countries…We increased our focus on policy engagement and...
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Author: Rebecca MacKinnon, New America Foundation, in Foreign Policy [USA]
...[M]any of the most sophisticated tools used to suppress online free speech and dissent...are actually Made in the USA. American corporations are major suppliers of software and hardware used by all sorts of governments to carry out censorship and...
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Author: Elinor Mills, CNET
For years, Silicon Valley companies have quietly conducted a lucrative trade selling software and equipment to countries that restrict dissent over the Internet. But the recent dust-up involving an Internet filtering plan by Pakistan has turned the...
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Author: Michael Newman, General Counsel and Interim Chief Financial Officer, Websense
According to several organizations, on February 22, 2012, the National ICT R&D Fund, representing the government of Pakistan, placed an advertisement in the press calling on companies to submit proposals “for the development, deployment and...