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Homeland Security to collect social media usernames on immigration and visitor applications

On Sep 6, 2019
@freedomhouse shared
RT @kronovia: Homeland Security to collect social media usernames on immigration and visitor applications - CNN https://t.co/vTdsIzsDpq
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The Department of Homeland Security plans to begin requesting social media information on applications for immigration benefits and foreign travel to the US, an expansion of data collection already taking place.

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On Sep 6, 2019
@freedomhouse shared
RT @kronovia: Homeland Security to collect social media usernames on immigration and visitor applications - CNN https://t.co/vTdsIzsDpq
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Homeland Security to collect social media usernames on immigration and visitor applications

The Department of Homeland Security plans to begin requesting social media information on applications for immigration benefits and foreign travel to the US, an expansion of data collection ...


On Sep 12, 2019
@ESG_SDG shared
RT @EEAC_Network: Congratulations to the authors of the truly action oriented #GSDR https://t.co/buvNb9F333👏. We very well heard your call to strengthen science/policy/societyinterface. As councils on #Environment & #SustainableDevelopment we will continue to operate at this important interface! https://t.co/4WVxbvwsZZ
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As prescribed in Goal 17, it will take a combination of tools, actors and solutions adapted to diverse contexts to achieve transformation of the food system.503 Figure 2-10 shows an example ...

On Sep 11, 2019
@maassenpaul shared
RT @alonso_cerdan: Colegas, gran oportunidad de trabajo en el equipo de americas de @opengovpart https://t.co/Km4fdC4bFv
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Senior Program Officer, Americas

The Senior Program Officer supports civil society, governments and other key actors in using the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to progress reforms on transparency, accountability and ...

On Sep 6, 2019
@swiss_un shared
Who is picking up the phone in #Digital governance? Answers and more in an excellent blog of @DiplomacyEdu ➡️ https://t.co/4niWX5Dac5 @GenevaImpact https://t.co/sl5j9m6PPz
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Digital governance: Who is picking up the phone?

'Who do I call if I want to call Europe?' asked Kissinger a few decades ago. The essence of Kissinger’s question could easily translate to the digital context: who do we call to solve our ...

On Sep 9, 2019
@freedomhouse shared
RT @BrennanCenter: In light of DHS’s expanding use of social media monitoring programs, understanding the ways in which the department exploits social media is critical. A Brennan Center study breaks down how the government uses digital data in the name of national security. https://t.co/6s5MgGsQjh
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Social Media Monitoring

How the Department of Homeland Security Uses Digital Data in the Name of National Security

On Sep 19, 2019
@oidpoidp shared
RT @nesta_uk: How can governments embrace democratic innovation and improve citizen participation? We're exploring pioneering examples of how political institutions can integrate citizens: Read more on our work on digital democracy 👉 https://t.co/Rm4w3z6fJH #NestaGov2019
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Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement

This paper shares lessons from Nesta’s research into some of the pioneering innovations in digital democracy which are taking place across Europe and beyond

On Sep 6, 2019
@ODIdev shared
RT @EDFInetwork: How do European #DevelopmentFinance Institutions contribute to the #SDGs and the following goals in particular: #energy, #jobs, and #climatechange? Read our essay series with @ODIdev: https://t.co/mVWI2mI05m #EDFInetwork #impactinvesting #SDG7 #SDG8 #SDG13 https://t.co/Z4tJBmy56k
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On Sep 18, 2019
@guardian shared
Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab https://t.co/0M1f0zy4ZJ
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Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab

Former president also said TV should be avoided: ‘Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do’

On Sep 6, 2019
@guardian shared
Labor, unions take aim at Fair Work's deputy president over social media posts https://t.co/fNN53kGQL3
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Labor and unions take aim at Fair Work's deputy president over social media posts

Labor’s Tony Burke says comments by Gerard Boyce risk ‘damaging the commission’s reputation’

On Sep 6, 2019
@AP shared
RT @AP_Europe: School of protest: Moscow activists are training recruits how to rally against the government and what to do in case riot police haul them away from a demonstration. https://t.co/tVcbCI4X7B
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Russian protesters aided by digital tools, self-organizing

MOSCOW (AP) — It's a scene many Muscovites have grown used to seeing this summer as a new wave of anti-government demonstrations gripped the Russian capital: Two masked, heavily clad ...

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On Sep 13, 2019
@opengovpart shared
In advance of #DemocracyDay, @Annabel917 of @thebteamhq reflects on the strides OGP members have taken to enhance #CivicSpace, the challenges they still face, and what we can do to ensure all citizens have a safe space to voice their needs: https://t.co/phC9NaSjMs
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To Protect Democracy We Must Catalyze New Partnerships

As we mark World Democracy Day on September 15th, it's worth asking the question: Did democracy have a good year?

On Sep 8, 2019
@nytimes shared
Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are currently targets of government investigations and public outrage, facing accusations that they abuse their power in various ways. Conspicuously absent from most of that criticism is Microsoft. https://t.co/fCuo7Gnk0J
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How Top-Valued Microsoft Has Avoided the Big Tech Backlash

Its “Evil Empire” moniker, once a label favored by the company’s critics, has fallen by the wayside.

On Sep 10, 2019
@nytimes shared
In Opinion Glenn S. Gerstell, the general counsel of the NSA, writes, "The digital revolution has urgent and profound implications for our federal national security agencies. It is almost impossible to overstate the challenges." https://t.co/cHpkhKtxkP
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N.S.A. Official: We Need to Prepare for the Future of War

Technology is about to upend our entire national security infrastructure.

On Sep 11, 2019
@Reuters shared
Trump administration announces plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes https://t.co/MHVZFUJkIj via @ReutersTV https://t.co/HSYLq0UVpw
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Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction

The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-c...

On Sep 12, 2019
@WRIRossCities shared
10 Startups Showcased and 3 Winners Selected at TheCityFix Labs India ‘Pitch Day’ Congratulations to @WEGoTtech, @HasiruDalaInnov and @thesolarlabs! @WRIIndia @WRICitiesIndia @Citi Fdn https://t.co/6bmo7AKPrt #CityFixLabsIndia https://t.co/tvNa3CBOjk
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10 Startups Showcased and 3 Winners Selected at TheCityFix Labs India ‘Pitch Day’

On September 4, eight months after the launch of TheCityFix Labs India, the 10 cohort firms showcased their innovative urban solutions in water, energy and waste management before an ...

On Sep 17, 2019
@ADB_HQ shared
3 technology related initiatives for #SMEs' access financing: Digital Standards for Trade initiative to develop trade ecosystem standards; Global Legal Entity Identifier system for firms; model laws on electronic transferable records https://t.co/KCg4OkFfXt @bsantono @UNESCAP
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Digital Technologies Can Facilitate Access to Trade Finance in Asia-Pacific Region — Report

Financial technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, can enhance the efficiency and availability of trade finance, especially for SMEs in the Asia and Pacific region, ...

On Sep 10, 2019
@Reuters shared
Alibaba's charismatic chairman Jack Ma steps down. More here: https://t.co/bWlIbWz8xZ https://t.co/SRQQYaOxEb
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Tearful Ma bids Alibaba farewell with rock star show

A tearful Jack Ma formally left Alibaba on Tuesday, donning a guitar and a rock ...

On Sep 18, 2019
@UNICEF shared
What will the next 30 years hold for children's rights? @unicefchief shares 8 reasons to be worried - and hopeful - in a powerful open letter #ForEveryChild. https://t.co/7fzndAotwo
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An open letter to the world’s children

8 reasons why I’m worried, and hopeful, about the next generation – by UNICEF’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore