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Mar 28, 2019
Facebook faces charges of discrimination in targeted housing ads from HUDFacebook faces charges from the US HUD for racial discrimination in targeted housing ads.
Mar 08, 2019
On International Women's Day eve, UNDP appoints Indian-American Padma Lakshmi its newest Goodwill AmbassadorIn her new role, the Emmy-nominated television personality and award-winning author Padma Lakshmi will mobilise support for the Sustainable Development Goals with a focus on fighting inequality, discrimination and empowering the disenfranchised
Dec 07, 2018
Microsoft announces ethical principles for use of its facial recognition technologyMicrosoft said it would formally launch these principles, together with supporting framework, before the end of March 2019
Dec 05, 2018
Apple's security expert moves to civil rights monitor ACLU to tackle policy issuesJon Callas’ move comes after a year of unprecedented activism by engineers at Google and Facebook.
Nov 14, 2018
Donald Trump eyeing White House staff shakeup; uncertainty looms over homeland security secy Kirstjen Nielsen's fatePresident Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shakeup as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was thought to be out as soon as this week, according to two people with knowledge of the issue, but she is now likely to remain in the post for a longer period because there is no obvious successor in place.
Oct 30, 2018
Donald Trump intensifies hardline immigration rhetoric ahead of US midterms, seeks end to birthright citizenshipUS President Donald Trump is intensifying his hardline immigration rhetoric heading into the midterm elections, declaring that he wants to order an end to the constitutional right to citizenship for babies born in the United States to non-citizens.
Sep 19, 2018
Facebook accused of gender bias, allowing job ads that discriminate against womenFacebook has "long known" that employers were using its platform for gender discrimination.
Sep 11, 2018
Donald Trump's NSA John Bolton threatens war crimes court with sanctions; says 'we will not co-operate, the ICC is already dead to us'America's long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global jurisdiction spilled into open hostility, amid threats of sanctions if it investigates U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Aug 14, 2018
Ex-White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman's recordings brew fresh trouble for US President Donald TrumpPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday plunged himself into a made-for-TV spat with his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman — a mud-slinging match that has fuelled fears of chaos in his White House and cast doubt on his pledge to hire "only the best people."
Jul 26, 2018
Amazon's face ID tool mistakes 28 members of Congress as police suspectsACLU said it paid just $12.33 to have Amazon Rekognition compare official photos