Category: rights

Facebook’s new Rights Manager tool lets creators protect their photos, including those embedded elsewhere
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Facebook’s new Rights Manager tool lets creators protect their photos, including those embedded elsewhere

Facebook today is introducing a new tool that will allow rights holders to protect and manage their photos across both Facebook and Instagram. With the newly launched “Rights Manager for Images,” Facebook is offering creators and publishers access to content matching technology similar to what it introduced in 2016 to combat stolen videos. The new…

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Human Rights Groups: Fashion Brands Using Chinese Slave Cotton
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Human Rights Groups: Fashion Brands Using Chinese Slave Cotton

Nearly 200 global human rights and labor groups launched a campaign Thursday demanding companies stop profiting from China’s enslaved ethnic minorities, noting that “virtually the entire apparel industry is tainted by forced Uyghur and Turkic Muslim labour.” The group, calling itself the Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region, pointed out that over 80…

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Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis Dies at 80
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Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis Dies at 80

Alex Wong/Getty Images Civil Rights Movement icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) died Friday night at 80 after a bout with pancreatic cancer. Lewis, who was intricately involved in the Civil Rights Movement alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. and other leaders of the era, was a key figure in the House Democrat conference. Lewis was one…

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Human Rights Campaign Erases Biology in ‘Transgender Safer Sex’ Guide
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Human Rights Campaign Erases Biology in ‘Transgender Safer Sex’ Guide

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) effectively erased biological facts in its latest “Transgender Safer Sex” guide, redefining basic body parts and assigning “vagina” as a term used to describe the genitals of biological males who “have had bottom surgery.” The HRC, in a “safer sex guide for transgender and gender expansive people,” redefined basic biological…

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Pete Buttigieg: My Gay Rights Struggle Connects Me to Black Voters
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Pete Buttigieg: My Gay Rights Struggle Connects Me to Black Voters

Alex Wong/Getty Images Mayor Pete Buttigieg said his experience of being a gay “stranger in my own country” helps him build support among the black voters whom he needs to overcome former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). “I welcome the challenge of connecting with black voters in America who don’t know…

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