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UN warns over human rights impact of a ‘digital welfare state’ – TechCrunch

The UN particular rapporteur on excessive poverty and human rights has raised considerations concerning the UK’s rush to use digital applied sciences and...

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Fake news ‘threat to democracy’ report gets back-burner response from UK gov’t – TechCrunch

The UK authorities has rejected a parliamentary committee’s name for a levy on social media companies to fund digital literacy classes to fight the impression...

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Applied gets $2M to make hiring fairer — using algorithms, not AI – TechCrunch

London-based startup Applied has bagged £1.5M (~$2M) in seed funding for a recent, diversity-sensitive strategy to recruitment that deconstructs and reworks...

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UK’s mass surveillance regime violated human rights law, finds ECHR – TechCrunch

The complaints on this case have been lodged previous to the UK legislating for a brand new surveillance regime, the 2016 Investigatory Powers Act, so in...