Extinction Rebellion threatens judicial review of the police’s ban on their protest.
In September 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the tech giant’s plans to develop its own draft legislation to regulate facial recognition technology. Amazon hopes to pitch this to lawmakers and for them to adopt its as many of its suggestions as possible.
Peter Herbert, the chair of the Society of Black Lawyers, is suing the Ministry of Justice for racial discrimination. This raises long-standing concerns about the judiciary’s composition and will potentially trigger more substantive discourse on diversity in the legal profession.
Facebook’s appeal against a class action case has been thrown out by a US federal appeals court in San Francisco. The lawsuit could go on to cost Facebook billions of dollars if they are found to have fallen foul of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).