U.S. Navy to ban Confederate flags from ships, aircraft and bases

The U.S. Navy is working to ban the Confederate battle flag from all public spaces on Navy installations, ships and aircraft, the service said on Tuesday, as the military and the country as a whole grapple with questions about racial inequality. The Navy made the move amid protests across the United States and other countries… Read More U.S. Navy to ban Confederate flags from ships, aircraft and bases

Microsoft says it will not sell facial recognition technology to police

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would not sell its facial-recognition technology to police departments until there is a federal law regulating the technology. “We do not sell our facial recognition technology to U.S. police departments today, and until there is a strong national law grounded in human rights, we will not sell this technology… Read More Microsoft says it will not sell facial recognition technology to police

Google set to ban certain targeted ads to curb discrimination

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Thursday it would stop allowing housing, employment and credit ads to be targeted to users based on their postal code, gender, age, parental status or marital status. The new policy, which will go into effect by the end of the year, aims to protect users from unlawful discrimination, Google said… Read More Google set to ban certain targeted ads to curb discrimination