Displaying items by tag: SumOfUs

Apple has responded to concerns raised by its shareholders over the company’s role in enabling the government of China’s cyber-surveillance and censorship, by adopting a new human rights policy, according to activist group SumOfUs and a coalition of investors and human rights groups.

Published in Strategy

Protesters have rallied in numbers outside the Apple Store in Washington DC, demanding that the company take steps to protect free speech and human rights.

Published in Apps

As Apple gets ready to explain its iPhone production strategy to shareholders in the wake of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in China at its annual general meeting on 26 February, another group of shareholders is set to take Apple to task over its human rights record in that country.

Published in Strategy

Anti-corporate activist group SumofUs has launched a campaign against tech corporation Apple’s compliance with the Chinese government’s censorship demands in order to remain operating in the world’s most populous country.

Published in Strategy

A community group that fights against what it describes as growing corporate power has launched a digital banner protesting against Westpac's funding of the Carmichael coal mine.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:30

Group hopes Westpac video will help fight coal mine

SumOfUs is depending on the power of YouTube to create opposition to Westpac's decision to fund the Carmichael coal mine despite fears expressed by environmental groups that it will affect the Great Barrier Reef.

Published in Deals

The activist group SumOfUs is calling on Apple to stop what it describes as a strategy of planned obsolescence and extend the life of older devices by not forcing unnecessary software upgrades on users.

Published in Home Tech
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Thursday, 10 March 2016 17:01

Vodafone Australia paid no tax in 2014 – Why?

Could it have been ‘Vodafail’ as customers deserted the less than stellar performing mobile carrier back in 2014. Whatever the reason a huge number of Australians want to know why the multinational mobile operator paid no tax in Australia – and they want to know now.

Published in ShawThing

The Australian Government is being petitioned to scrap its plans for an expensive, industry-run Internet filter that won’t stop piracy.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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