Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham and Executive Director of Technology and Innovation Simon McDougall appear before the Human Rights Joint Committee on 4 May Read More
A Washington state resident has been charged with money laundering after selling Bitcoin for $140,000 in cash to undercover agents.Bothell’s Kenneth Warren Rhule, 26, met with agents from Homeland Security Investigations on numerous occasions between April to December 2018, often in Seattle-area Starbucks cafes.According to the unsealed complaint Rhule Read More
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is now accepting donations in the form of Bitcoin (BTC). Using their own self-hosted BTCPayServer, the HRF will now be able to tap into the niche market to accept donations in a currency that has an ethos broadly in-line with their own, March 11, 2020.
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Human resources firm Ranstad, which recently became global leader in the sector, has chosen to further automate its workflow using a smart contracts-focused blockchain.The firm’s 40,000 employees will be using an enterprise blockchain solution from New York-based Cypherium, which has struck partnerships with major cloud providers Google Cloud Wing, Read More
CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen is joined by the Human Rights Foundation’s Alex Gladstein and Syrian entrepreneur Moe Ghashim to discuss how cultural context shapes the way people view bitcoin, including stories from the Middle East.Many bitcoiners see cryptocurrency as a cypherpunk tool that enhances personal freedoms, with cypherpunk meaning “using Read More
It’s a nightmarish scenario that is sadly familiar to many who are seeking work in foreign countries. Slavery and human trafficking — these are criminal industries that continue to flourish in many regions across the globe. Such problems may seem distant and abstract to the average consumer in more developed Read More
The crypto-sphere shows disdain for journalism, believing that technology is better at revealing truth. It isn't.
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Reuben Binns, our Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Valeria Gallo, Technology Policy Adviser, discuss some of the key safeguards organisations should implement when using solely automated AI systems to make decisions with significant impacts on data subjects. This post is part of our ongoing Call for Input on developing the ICO Read More
As part of our AI auditing framework blog series, Reuben Binns, our Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Valeria Gallo, Technology Policy adviser, look at how AI can play a part in maintaining or amplifying human biases and discrimination. This post is part of our ongoing Call for Input on Read More
In the first
detailed element of our AI framework blog series, Reuben Binns, our Research
Fellow in AI, and Valeria Gallo, Technology Policy Adviser, explore how
organisations can ensure ‘meaningful’ human involvement to make sure AI
decisions are not classified as solely automated by mistake. This blog forms part of our ongoing work on developing Read More