Category Archives: Corporate Responsibility

EU directive on financial markets regulation (24 november 2010) transposed in France

Dépêches JurisClasseur | LexisNexis en France. Supervision bancaire et financière: autorités de surveillance, 16 mai 2013 The statutory instrument (décret n° 2013-388 du 10 mai 2013) adapted the monetary and financial code to incorporate the EU directive on financial regulation. … Continue reading

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Private “prosecution” in France triggers investigation

Business & Human Rights : Links.25 July 2012 The post is in English, but the orignal text is in French. The Fédération internationale des droits de l’Homme (FIDH) (the International Human Rights Federation) and the Ligue des droits de l’Homme … Continue reading

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Surveillance and (un)democratic societies: blurred borders…

Feds Wait Until Late Friday To Admit That, Yeah, They Ignored The 4th Amendment | Techdirt. 23 July 2012 and the original article from the Wired to which the post refers: http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/07/surveillance-spirit-law/ “U.S. Admits Surveillance Violated Constitution At Least Once”, … Continue reading

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Telco’s pledge re HR obligations

Business & Human Rights : Links. [PDF] Telco Action Plan – Respecting Human Rights: Ten Steps and Implementation Objectives for Telecommunications Companies 23 May 2012

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Privacy: death or transitory stage?

I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did – Social Networks and the Death of Privacy – By Lori Andrews – Book Review – NYTimes.com. 27 January 2012 This is an article I came to indirectly via … Continue reading

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Stuxnet malware and Siemens: cyberwar, security and other issues

Are We Talking About ‘Cyberwar’ Or Massive Incompetence? | Techdirt. 11 August 2011 An old post but given the current context of “Flame”, the new malware running around in the Middle East, still of relevance. Stuxnet, like today Flame, was … Continue reading

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Corporate responsibility: internet regulation

Self-Regulation: Should Online Companies Police The Internet? | Techdirt. 6 December 2011

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Collusion: corporations and autocratic regimes

Syria Crackdown Gets Italy Firm’s Aid With U.S.-Europe Spy Gear – Bloomberg. 3 November 2011 Still going through my pile of newsletters.This one is just one out of many underlying the collusion between money and politics. It should be read … Continue reading

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Reddit bans sexually suggestive images of children Steven Musil, CNET News, 12 Feb 2012, on Business and HR website

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Twitter’s policy to censor

Twitter Decides To Censor Locally, Rather Than Block Globally, In Response To Government Demands | Techdirt. 26 January 2012 “Misguided Twitter Protests… And Why Twitter Could Have Explained Itself Better“, TechDirt, 30 January 2012 and for a list of comments … Continue reading

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