Category Archives: Corporate Responsibility

Surveillance technologies and autocratic governments

“EU Says Syria Spyware Ban Covers E-Mail Probes, Remote Infection”, 19 January 2012,  Business & Human Rights : Links. The EU banned the exports of security/surveillance technologies to Syria because of the misuses its Government commited and commits. The move … Continue reading

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Surveillance technology: between money workshipping and HR compliance

Business & Human Rights : Links. Post of 25 April 2012, about “obama targets technology in human rights abuses”. The post refers to several documents, one of them being the Executive Order signed by President Obama (23 April 2012), which … Continue reading

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Cooperation ISPs/Goverments: the US practice

Law Enforcement Already Has A Way To Share ‘Cybersecurity’ Info With Companies; Why Do We Need CISPA? | Techdirt. 27 April 2012 The post is a reminder of what is going on beyond the scenes, but not necessarily secretly if … Continue reading

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Google, street view and privacy: an update

Google gets qualified praise for privacy changes | Compliance | ZDNet UK. 16 August 2011 From the Information Commissioner’s audit in July, it seems that to complain at least leads to some changes of behaviours, even though Google (and other … Continue reading

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Whistle-blowing as a means for accountability: three actors, one issue (?)

Former Obama Advisor Says Wikileaks Is Wonderful For The US Government | Techdirt. 13 June 2011 refering to an interview in Computerworld, Prof Mike Nelson, former adviser to Obama during the previous campaign, proposes a different analysis on the sensitivity … Continue reading

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“The unbearable lightness of being”: hackers, Government and industry regulations

The End Of LulzSec Is Not The End Of Hactivism | Techdirt. 27 June 2011 The reader (and Kundera if he ever stumps upon the post) will, I hope, forgive me for this reference to Kundera’s novel based in former … Continue reading

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Gaming, gold farming and China

China used prisoners in lucrative internet gaming work | World news | The Guardian. 25 May 2011 Several interesting bits in this article: – sentencing practices of China in light of human rights (physical work, non-physical work but with physical … Continue reading

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Corporate responsibility and Government’s sphere of competence

Juriscom.net – droit des technologies de l’information. Rapport ”Filtrage d’Internet – Equilibrer les réponses à la cybercriminalité dans une société démocratique” 20 May 2010. A report in French on filtering a year ago. To be put in perspective with the … Continue reading

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Freedom of expression: corporate responsibility

Global Network Initiative – News and Events – Index on Censorship To Join the Global Network Initiative. Press statement 26 April 2011 on the GNI website. Also on Business and Human Rights website under Issues- Abuse – denial of expression … Continue reading

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