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Human Rights and Technology

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About the Project

Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow led a three-year project on the human rights implications of new technology.  

For information on the project, visit

The Final Report 

The project culminated in the Human Rights and Technology Final Report

The Report sets out a roadmap for responsible innovation—taking advantage of the promise of new technology, while upholding our human rights. The Report’s recommendations will help ensure that new technologies are developed and used in ways that are inclusive, accountable, and with robust human rights safeguards. 

To read the Final Report, visit

Major Project Partners

Logos of: DFAT, Herbert Smith Freehills, LexisNexis, UTS