Mobile phone treatment centre, Uber and the right to be forgotten

7 March 2016

DJ’s choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.

Google will apply the ‘right to be forgotten’ to all EU searches next week

“Google today confirmed that it will remove some search results from all of its sites starting next week, if those searches are made within the European Union.” More >

Source: The Verge, Colin Lecher

LGBT people ‘not a security threat’

LGBT rights organisation questions the government’s plan to ban websites containing education and information about the minority group. More >

Source: The Jakarta Post

Internal data offers glimpse at Uber sex assault complaints

Uber received five claims of rape, and “fewer than” 170 claims of sexual assault directly related to an Uber ride. More >

Source: BuzzFeed, Charlie Warzel & Johana Bhuiyan

South Korea tackles youth mobile-phone addiction

“The South Korean government is planning to create treatment centres where youngsters will be forced to live without their mobile phones and computers.” More >

Source: AlJazeera, Harry Fawcett

Women who make art about other women

Have a look at some visual appreciation for women who make art about other women. “I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore,” More >

Source: FlavorWire, Alison Nastasi

This is it from GenderIT.org DJ for this week! Enjoy it, share it, dig into it. Feedback is always welcome. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit

GenderIT.org, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), March 7th 2016

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