We, and over 50 other organisations have submitted a letter to Alphabet Inc. CEO @sundarpichai asking @google to take action against exploitative pre-installed software on Android devices.
#CJEU's Advocate General advises that mass surveillance regimes are unlawful.
Read our analysis:
Police Scotland's use of 'consent' gives an illusion of involvement and empowerment of victims & witnesses.
Read our submission on the confusing use of 'consent': https://privacyinternational.org/news-analysis/3331/privacy-international-submission-police-scotland-cyber-kiosks
No health app or website should ever collect data about its users for marketing purposes.
And yet that's exactely what we witnessed with mental health websites: https://privacyinternational.org/long-read/3194/privacy-international-study-shows-your-mental-health-sale
This. Isn't. Right. https://nitter.net/DuckDuckGo/status/1217458164897062913
@fuyuhikodate See what we did there with the Twitter URL? 👀
Controversial CyberKiosks roll out in Scotland on Monday.
Victims can “consent” to seizure for search of phone - but will have no meaningful right to retract that consent. Risks being unfair, confusing and harmful.
Full statement PI & @OpenRightsGroup
Buying a smart phone on the cheap? Privacy might be the price you have to pay
One phone we looked at endlessly tries to transmit the user's name, gender, data of birth and IMEI to a missing server. It does so insecurely, giving away the data to any eavesdropper on any network that the user connects to
Our analysis on today's big news:
CJEU Advocate General believes national security mass retention regimes are incompatible with EU Law.
Stay tuned for CJEU's judgment. https://nitter.net/privacyint/status/1217509472349958144/photo/1
Find out more about how mass surveillance works and what's happening around the world to fight it:
CJEU Advocate General's Opinion Advises that Mass Surveillance Regime is UNLAWFUL!!!
Our preliminary statement: https://privacyinternational.org/press-release/3332/preliminary-statement-advocate-generals-opinion-advises-mass-surveillance-regime https://twitter.com/privacyint/status/1217411055883866112/photo/1
For those who can only afford cheap phones as their sole way to access the internet, we're now also seeing that privacy is becoming a luxury that few can afford
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