Human rights stories
HP Inc reveals winners of annual HP Partner Awards 2023
HP Inc celebrated top-performing partners in its annual awards, honouring industry contribution and sustainable impact.
Cisco unveils AI-powered enhancements for Webex in bid to strengthen hybrid work
Cisco's WebexOne event revealed significant enhancements to its Webex software powered by AI, improving user productivity, experience, and preventing burnout.
Australians' trust in AI declining due to privacy concerns: Cisco says
Cisco's 2023 survey reveals rising privacy concerns among Australians, leading to faltering trust in AI technology.
Yubico Announces Exciting Leadership Changes
Yubico announces leadership changes: co-founder Stina Ehresnvard becomes Chief Evangelist and Mattias Danielsson takes over as CEO. #cybersecurity.
First Europe organisation to defend rights online forms
A first-of-its-kind European organisation has formed in the Hague to defend human rights online, providing legal and technical assistance to victims.
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
GCSB earns compliance approval for the 4th year, asserts sound legal & human rights adherence.
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?
New framework introduced by Minister for Social Development in New Zealand to ensure privacy and human rights are considered in government initiatives.
NZ Super Fund's Orr says responsible investing now a groundswell globally
NZ Superannuation Fund chief executive Adrian Orr said long-term and responsible investing has become a groundswell globally, rather than a ripple.
Countdown begins for Nethui 2012
Last year's event was a sell-out; register now to have your say on topics like the digital divide, copyright, and making the most of online opportunities.
Microsoft champions same-sex marriage
Microsoft endorses same-sex marriage, citing diversity and economic benefits ahead of Washington vote.
UN: Forced 'net disconnection violates civil rights
A UN report on the right to freedom of expression calls the denial of internet service a violation of civil rights.
KNOWLEDGE = PROFIT
$1.7 billion dollars could be saved by New Zealand businesses each year through investing in digital skills training for staff, says report.
Google threatens to pull out of China
Google has threatened to pull its search engine from the People’s Republic of China, after an attack originating from the country.