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Iranian lawyer and political prisoner Nasrin Sotoudeh begins hunger strike 

Locked up for two years, the famous human rights defender protests against the conditions of detention, even more degraded since the start of the...

EU-US Privacy Shield is dead. Long live Privacy Shield

As the saying goes, insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. And so we arrive at the news,...

The US bans China for Human Rights abuses in Xinjiang

Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions against a major paramilitary organization and its commander in China's western Xinjiang region for alleged human rights abuses...

No grace period after Schrems II Privacy Shield ruling, warn EU data watchdogs

European data watchdogs have issued updated guidance in the wake of last week’s landmark ruling striking down a flagship transatlantic data transfer mechanism called...

Legal clouds gather over US cloud services, after CJEU ruling

In the wake of yesterday’s landmark ruling by Europe’s top court — striking down a flagship transatlantic data transfer framework called Privacy Shield, and...

A new senate bill would create a US data protection agency

Europe’s data protection laws are some of the strictest in the world, and have long been a thorn in the side of the data-guzzling...

ACLU says it’ll fight DHS efforts to use app locations for deportations

The American Civil Liberties Union plans to fight newly revealed practices by the Department of Homeland Security which used commercially available cell phone location...

London’s Met Police switches on live facial recognition, flying in face of human rights concerns

While EU lawmakers are mulling a temporary ban on the use of facial recognition to safeguard individuals’ rights, as part of risk-focused plan to...

Leaked Chinese government documents detail how tech is used to escalate the persecution of Uighurs

In less than two weeks, two major reports have been published that contain leaked Chinese government documents about the persecution of Uighurs and other...

MIT is reviewing its relationship with AI startup SenseTime, one of the Chinese tech firms blacklisted by the US

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it is reviewing the university’s relationship with SenseTime, one of eight Chinese tech companies placed on the U.S....
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