Surveillance giants: How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights

Google and Facebook help connect the world and provide crucial services to billions. To participate meaningfully in today’s economy and society, and to realize their human rights, people rely on access to the internetβ€”and to the tools Google and Facebook offer. But Google and Facebook’s platforms come at a systemic cost. The companies' surveillance-based business model is inherently incompatible with the right to privacy and poses a threat to a range of other rights including freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of thought, and the right to equality and non-discrimination.

21 November 2019, Index number: POL 30/1404/2019

https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/POL3014042019ENGLISH.PDF

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  • Jon Henrich
    published this page in Home 2019-11-21 10:17:11 -0600