Twitter launches competition to find biases in its image-cropping algorithm
The competition is part of a wider effort across the tech industry to ensure artificial intelligence technologies act ethically
India's DNA data law seen to harm minorities and hurt privacy
The bill is aimed at improving the criminal justice system, but rights groups say it can be used to profile minorities
Facebook in talks with UK law officials to tackle online racist abuse
Following online abuse towards England players after the Euro 2020 final, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to toughen measures
Digital divide could deny poorest Americans new child tax benefits
Tax advocates say a new web portal made to help vulnerable households apply for the extra cash is difficult to use and inaccessible to people without internet
UK PM Johnson vows to tackle online racist abuse
After three Black players in England's national soccer team received racist abuse online after their EURO 2020 finals loss, Johnson turned attention to social media companies' regulation rules
Racism in football: How will Facebook, Twitter stop online abuse?
England's Black footballers have faced a wave of racist abuse on social media in the wake of the team's Euro 2020 defeat. What are tech giants doing to quell the hate?
YouTube takes down Xinjiang videos, forces rights group to seek alternative
Atajurt Kazakh Human Rights' channel, which published nearly 11,000 videos on YouTube totaling over 120 million views has been blocked for violating policy
Songs, stories, pottery: Refugees preserve their heritage in digital archives
With more displaced people around the world than ever before, digital tools are helping them preserve their culture and stories
AI bias: How do algorithms perpetuate discrimination?
From recruiting software that favours men to facial recognition systems that struggle to identify Black faces, artificial intelligence (AI) technology often reflects entrenched bias, campaigners say
Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products
Critics say FST, which includes four categories for "white" skin and one apiece for "black" and "brown," disregards diversity among people of color