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#SaveWhatsApp: A Letter to Mr. Zuckerberg

In a letter to Mark Zuckerberg, 28 organisations from around the world are demanding that Facebook stop intimidating users reliant on WhatsApp to accept its latest privacy policy. Facebook should immediately restore the individual’s right to determine how their private, personal data is collected and exploited on WhatsApp.

DR Project Officer (Thailand)

[CLOSED] Job Opportunity: Digital Rights Project Officer (Thailand)

EngageMedia is hiring a Digital Rights Project Officer (Thailand) to support the implementation of our initiatives in Thailand and the Mekong region. The position will work closely with the Digital Rights Project Manager (Mekong) to support coordination and logistics, training, community development, communications and outreach, and monitoring and reporting.

Resource: Thai Handbook on Digital Safety During Assemblies

The Thai government’s latest state of emergency decree has been widely criticised as a move meant to curb pro-democracy protests and “stamp out dissent” both on the ground and on the internet. Due to these actions against the digital rights of Thai protesters, EngageMedia has published a short handbook in Thai on digital safety that expounds on these risks.

Problems in putting principles into practice: A critical view of AI ethics

In Part 2 of our series exploring existing artificial intelligence ethics and their shortfalls, we find that ethical principles and guidelines currently in use have limited substance in their content and also a high possibility of being used mainly as window dressing while diverting us away from more structural solutions such as legal regulations.

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