Corporate Accountability News Highlights: UK Government calls for increased internet regulation, Brazil holds hearings on WhatsApp blocking, and Weibo users face restrictions on Tiananmen anniversary

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. UK Government calls for increased internet regulation following terror attack In response to the most recent terror attack in London, UK Prime Minister Theresa May is […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Facebook internal documents highlight lack of transparency on content removals, Apple reveals it received a National Security Letter, and WeChat unveils new search feature

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. The Guardian publishes Facebook internal content guidelines, offering glimpse into opaque process An investigation by the Guardian has revealed new details about Facebook’s internal rules for […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Wannacry ransomware infects hundreds of thousands of computers, EU fines Facebook over data policies, and international businesses urge China to delay cybersecurity law

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. WannaCry ransomware highlights importance of security updates Since its outbreak on May 12, the largest global ransomware attack in history, WannaCry, has affected hundreds of thousands […]

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RDR @ Re:publica 2017

On May 10, Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) team members Lisa Gutermuth and Ilana Ullman presented findings of the 2017 Corporate Accountability Index at Re:publica, an annual conference on technology and society held in Berlin. In their session, the RDR team reviewed Index research which found that the world’s major internet, mobile, and telecommunications companies lack […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Net neutrality debate returns to the U.S., Ultrasonic beacons track users via mobile apps, Russia blocks messaging app WeChat

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. John Oliver emphasizes corporate role in net neutrality debate The debate over government enforcement of net neutrality principles in the U.S. has remerged in full force. […]

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