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JEDII Tech News: May 20

Links from around the web ... Global Accessibility Awareness Dayon GAAD (globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org) Thursday, May 20 2021 marks the tenth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. End Child SurveillanceBy Fight for the Future on End Child Surveillance

JEDII Tech News: May 17

Links from around the web ... Four-Woman Group That Fought U.K. Algorithms Steps Up for Tech-Worker RightsBy Parmy Olson | Photographs by Betty Laura Zapata for The Wall Street Journal on The Wall Street Journal (wsj.com) An advocacy group that successfully challenged the use of algorithms in U.K. immigration

JEDII Tech News: May 13

Links from around the web ... Q&A: What’s the point of automated gender recognition software?By Evan Selinger on The Boston Globe (bostonglobe.com) A growing number of activists say there’s no place for technology that guesses whether a face is male or female. Pentagon Surveilling Americans

JEDII Tech News: May 12

Links from around the web ... We Need to Talk About What It Means to Be ‘White-Adjacent’ in TechBy Ellen K. Pao on #StopAsianHate (stopasianhate.medium.com) Privileged, yet excluded. Activists Ellen Pao and Tracy Chou explain the double-edged sword — and how to use it in the fight against racism. Japan’

JEDII Tech News: May 11

Links from around the web ... WebAIM Million – 2021 UpdateBy Jared Smith on webaim.org This annual accessibility analysis of the home pages of the top one million web sites provides insight into the current state of and trends for web accessibility.  97.4% of home pages had detectable WCAG 2

JEDII Tech News: May 10

Links from around the web ... Blind people, advocates slam company claiming to make websites ADA compliantBy April Glaser on NBC News (nbcnews.com) “If you have a website, do you want to include disabled people or do you want to exclude them? That’s why it’s a civil right,