UK police are rolling out new spying technologies that monitor us in public, online and even at home. But they’re not telling the public. That’s not . We’re working with @libertyhq to shine a light on police spying

Consumer law is an important tool for holding companies that exploit data and power to account - interesting decision from France in @UFCquechoisir case against Google - we'll be watching as it progresses

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Our privacy in public spaces is eroding. Read our latest feature on this, which mentions how surveillance cameras and CCTV are being rolled out in Cape Town and Johannesburg -

NEW - Our response to the @DCMS report on ...urgent action MUST be taken to hold the companies and political parties who exploit our data accountable

Do you know what 'IMSI catchers' are? The UK police can use them to locate, track & grab data from your phone, and they're doing this secretly. We’re working with @libertyhq to shine a light on how your local police force might spy on you.

As calls for a ‘secure southern border’ are amplified in the US by politicians and pundits, Silicon Valley techies are coming out in force to proffer swanky digital solutions in the place of 30-ft steel slats & concrete blocks.


One of the UN's largest aid programmes just signed a deal with the CIA-backed data monolith Palantir

And for more of our work on , check out our guide aimed at encouraging civil society organisations to engage in policy-making processes

If you don't already know, we're on Insta (PixelFed coming soon)! If you do know, why aren't you following us? Read our latest micro blog on why @iamwill is right to care about privacy, but is wrong about data monetisation. (Insta: @privacyinternational). Photo: Eva Rinaldi

"PI recently published a report outlining how humanitarian organizations can apply the “do no harm” principle to their work in the digital era." Thinking about the unintentional consequences is essential.

Selling our data might sound sexy, but let’s be practical. Do we really believe that property rights will stop data exploitation? Here’s our reply to on data monetization and why we need a different approach to data monopolies:

We are living in a world where some people’s personal data is protected, while others is up for grabs. Why we need to fix the 'data wild west'

San Francisco is considering a bill that would ban law enforcement from using facial recognition software. 🙌

Last week we marked with a collection of stories highlighting the impact of surveillance and data exploitation on our lives

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