Based on the accounts of four activists we spoke to from across the world we provide in our latest feature an outline of the main issues experienced by HRDs who are continuously at risk of violence, intimidation & surveillance.
🗒 Yesterday’s ICO report found systemic data protection failings in the data broking sector, potentially affecting millions of adults in the UK. This is why it matters ⬇️ https://privacyinternational.org/frequently-asked-questions/4258/qa-uk-regulators-action-data-brokers
In a 2018 lawsuit, we asked US govt agencies to reveal the full extent of their hacking activities. Since then, we've pored over thousands of pages worth of disclosures. And we're very concerned by what we found 👇 https://nitter.net/VICE/status/1321471798769258496
We spoke to Sofía de Robina, staff lawyer at Mexican NGO CentroProdh, about her organisation's experience of surveillance.
She tells us about the challenges they face as a result of a constant feeling of being at risk which eroded any sense of security.
Read our interview with Sam Sole, managing partner at South African non-profit amaBhungane, about his experience of surveillance & the litigation it inspired to tackle the main obstacles to accountability and/or redress for HRDs.
Find out more here 👇
The testimonies of the 4 activists we spoke with illustrate how the promises that come with innovation & the use of new tech are not enjoyed by all equally.
They tell the story of how HRDs experience the impact of surveillance by gov’t and companies.
Yesterday, the ICO released its first ever report on data brokers looking into @Experian_UK, @TransUnion and @Equifax's data practices. Here's all you need to know about it 👇 https://t.co/423o2GmKRU
@adcderechos developed a tool to collects information on the political ads seen by users on online platforms, without processing their personal data.
🎙We talked to them about it. Listen to the interview here 👉 https://privacyinternational.org/video/3988/new-technologies-and-electoral-processes-online-campaigning-social-media-platforms https://nitter.net/adcderechos/status/1319292994990735363
Find out more about concerns about smart cities with @RobKitchin by listening to the rest of our podcast!
Listen to the whole episode for more from @RobKitchin, @elliecosgrave and @lpriyagr on: what makes a smart city?
🚨 Register to hear @joana_varon from @CodingRights speaking about digital sovereignty from a Global South perspective👇 https://nitter.net/CodingRights/status/1319307439582433282
If you want to learn about the threats to digital rights of Palestinians we invite you to watch this webinar organised by @7amleh and other partners. https://nitter.net/7amleh/status/1319278585379655686
Have you heard @lpriyagr on our podcast talking about smart cities yet?
Listen to the whole episode for more from @lpriyagr, @elliecosgrave and @RobKitchin on: what makes a smart city?
This week on the Technology Pill we talk to @elliecosgrave, Dr Lakshmi Priya Rajendran, and @RobKitchin about what even is a smart city? And what do we want the cities of the future to look like?
Listen to @MalecheAllan from @KELINKenya explaining the importance of a human rights based approach to addressing the #COVID19 pandemic. https://nitter.net/KELINKenya/status/1318069899349184514
Check out @Karisma’s analysis of the #CoronAppColombia on iOS #Apple👇 https://nitter.net/Karisma/status/1319258452187820035
Thanks for having us at #CHCyber!
Find out more about the issues we discussed:
✅ Fighting the #Covid19 power-grab https://privacyinternational.org/campaigns/fighting-global-covid-19-power-grab
✅ Data exploitation https://privacyinternational.org/demand/a-world-without-data-exploitation
✅ Good data protection https://privacyinternational.org/taxonomy/term/512
✅ Why Privacy Matters
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