Business & Human Rights

  • TikTok's Lead EU Regulator Opens Two Data Privacy Probes

    September 15, 2021

    TikTok’s lead data privacy regulator in the European Union has opened two inquiries into the Chinese-owned platform related to the processing of children’s personal data and transfers of personal data to China.

  • White & Case: The Rise of Stakeholder Capitalism

    September 14, 2021

    Jessica Lynd and Walter Spak of White & Case have published on JDSupra.com an overview of the transition from Milton Friedman's "shareholder primacy" doctrine to the recent movement that shifts corporate focus from "shareholder primacy" to stakeholder capitalism, whose goal, according to the World Economic Forum, is to seek long-term value creation by taking into account the needs of all their stakeholders, and society at large.

  • Millions of VIP Facebook Users Shielded from Standard Moderation Protocols

    September 14, 2021

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook is using a program known as « cross check » or « XCheck » that shields at  least 5.8 million VIP Facebook users from the company’s standard content moderation.

  • Butler: The Dangers of TikTok

    September 10, 2021

    Jack Butler writing in the National Review, explores the history and dangers of the popular application TikTok including its questionable practices collecting users data and reputable reports that the app is compromised by the Chinese government.

  • Rights Group files Complaint Against German Retailers over Chinese Textiles

    September 08, 2021

    The human rights group, European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), filed a complaint to German prosecutors alleging that several fashion retailers, including Lidl and Hugo Boss, profited from forced labour within the cotton industry in China's Xinjiang region.

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