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It features technological explainers, analyses of how tech and data is being used, and a searchable tracker of measures being imposed.
2. Largest portion of funds will go to build more camps to keep migrants locked in and ensure they stay there. It also suggests contributing to ‘relevant equipment’ for border control, without any clarification on what this may be.
3. In the context of a global pandemic, migrant populations can be disproportionately affected because of their existing social, economic and legal contexts.
This is why we call the European Commission to reconsider the proposed distribution of funds.
1. The measures in Commission's proposal do little to ensure the safety of migrants in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The proposed distribution of funds focuses again to enhance control and surveillance over migrants:
URGENT! The EU needs to provide emergency assistance to migrants affected by Covid-19. But their latest proposal does nothing of the kind.
We looked at the European Commission proposed distribution of funds. More in this article and in the thread below:
In the rush to respond to Covid-19 and its aftermath, government and companies are exploiting data with few safeguards. PI is acting to ensure that this crisis isn't abused.
You can find our hub, with all our resources here: https://privacyinternational.org/campaigns/fighting-global-covid-19-power-grab
Where, when, and what you watch is becoming very interesting to political actors and the marketing companies they work with..
#CloudExtraction enables access to @Whatsapp backups.
@Whatsapp has failed to respond to our letter on #CloudExtraction - which allows warrantless, broad access to cloud stored data.
Check our our long read here: https://privacyinternational.org/long-read/3300/cloud-extraction-technology-secret-tech-lets-government-agencies-collect-masses-data https://nitter.net/privacyint/status/1245637091901480960/photo/1
#CloudExtraction is used for Corporate Investigations.
Check out our long read: https://privacyinternational.org/long-read/3300/cloud-extraction-technology-secret-tech-lets-government-agencies-collect-masses-data https://nitter.net/privacyint/status/1245608402954391552/photo/1
What are the risks associated with using Bluetooth technology in #COVID19 tracking apps?
Why is Bluetooth technology being considered for #COVID19 tracking apps?
We look at the tech behind the headlines:
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➡️What is bluetooth and why is it being used by governments in #COVID19 related apps?
➡️What are the risks of using Bluetooth technology?
➡️How does the tracking work?
Bluetooth technology, location tracking and #COVID19. We start looking at the tech behind the apps you've been hearing about.
What’s always motivated and inspired us is what privacy enables, and what we lose if we lose our privacy.
That's why we have started looking at privacy’s key role in protecting people’s freedoms. We've called this series Privacy Matters - enjoy!
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Nos sumamos al rechazo de @Karisma sobre la circular de la @sicsuper en Colombia.
Tal como hemos venido señalando: poderes extraordinarios requieren protecciones extraordinarias https://privacyinternational.org/news-analysis/3461/extraordinary-powers-need-extraordinary-protections (link en inglés) https://nitter.net/Karisma/status/1244010884315447297
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