Human rights stories
Australia's first ethical AI advisory opens its doors
The Ethical AI Advisory aims to support public and private companies in their quest to develop ethical approaches to AI design and deployment.
Metadata retention laws “abused” by enforcement agencies
The PJCIS, Human Right Law Centre, Digital Rights Watch and Access Now are calling for the repeal or amendment of the controversial laws.
Salesforce accused of sex trafficking in lawsuit by 50 women
The 50 ‘Jane Does’ allege that Salesforce built customised services for the web forum Backpage while publicly boasting about fighting sex trafficking.
Apple says it's 'protecting the planet's resources'
Apple says it’s ‘protecting the planet’s resources’ and expanding educational opportunities for workers who assemble Apple products.
Report finds GCSB in compliance with NZ rights
The Inspector-General has given the GCSB its compliance tick of approval for the fourth year in a row.
Human rights groups call for speakers to boycott Salesforce conference
A number of human rights groups are rallying for a number of major speakers to pull out of Salesforce’s upcoming Dreamforce conference.
Ministry of Social Development: Is it right to use data just because there's access to it?
“Data and analytics has a valuable role to play in designing and delivering services that work for people."
Microsoft champions same-sex marriage
Tech giant endorses diversity ahead of vote on marriage equity legislation in home state of Washington.
KNOWLEDGE = PROFIT
New Zealand isn’t particularly good at seeing the big picture when it comes to human capital.