Law

Syndicated Why AI Could Play A Valuable Role In Helping People Get A Fair Trial

Recent research suggests that AI could make a valuable contribution to the judicial process

Advertising Germany Is Cracking Down On Online Hate Speech With A New Law

Social media companies are on the hook for fines as high as $57 million

Children Advertising Agency Opens A Law School For Victims Of Child Prostitution In India

Rather than launching a traditional ad campaign, the goal is to directly empower victims to challenge the legal system from the inside

Syndicated Artificial Intelligence Could Serve As A Judge In The Court Of The Future

A new software program can weigh up legal evidence and more questions of right and wrong to predict the outcome of trials

Work Coca-Cola To Cut Off Suppliers Who Disrespect Land Rights

Drinks firm announces zero-tolerance policy on land-grabbing in developing countries.

Design Are Anti-Sexual Assault Products The Answer To Rape Culture?

In our battle against the pervasive societal emphasis on sexual violence, these one-off items for women might not be the best strategy.

Technology Dan Gillmor: In Our Digital World We License, Not Own

Corporations and lawmakers have put us on course for a world where consumers do not own the things they buy.

Advertising Big Data: For The Greater Good Or An Invasion Of Privacy?

There are benign uses of data-mining, but for most of us the bigger issue is protection from corporate and state snooping.

Home Courtroom Photograph Captures Pistorius' Pain

An arresting image from Olympian Pistorius' trial expresses the South African's emotional turmoil as he faces allegations that he murdered his girlfriend.

Home Is Social Media Compromising The Judicial System?

The British Attorney General is worried that members of the Jury are trusting case news disseminated on the Internet rather than in court.

Innovation Is Michael Moore Taking On Obama?

Moore supporting activists who have mounted a case against the Obama administration seeking change on civil liberties issues.

Technology Pill Bottles With GPS Devices Will Track Drug Thieves

The NYPD cracks down on theft of painkillers by using "fake" bottles.

Advertising Is The Entertainment Industry Actually Causing Piracy?

Cory Doctorow discusses how If companies refuse to release films or TV shows in US and UK at same time, they only have themselves to blame for piracy.

Innovation UK Police Setting Up Intellectual Property Crime Unit

New measures are aimed at specifically prosecuting copyright infringement.