The US have issued their first gender X passport! This is fantastic news for many people theguardian.com/world/2021/oct
🤓 To find out more about the concerns with ID for trans people around the world, read our report on the topic: privacyinternational.org/long-

The Covid-19 pandemic raised privacy issues due to the scale of the data collection.

At this panel (featuring our @alexandrinepdec) will engage in an in-depth discussion.

nitter.net/UnwantedWitness/sta

Today we launch this work with our first analysis on MOSIP which is an open source, open standards based foundational identity platform.

privacyinternational.org/case-

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ID systems are the gatekeepers to access an increasingly-wide range of goods and services, resulting in potential limitation of the exercise of a range of human rights.

👉 privacyinternational.org/long-

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National digital ID schemes can take various forms: some rely on biometrics, some are open source, some are proprietary, some are linked to citizenship, some link to birth registration, some link to voter rolls and some give everyone a unique identifying number.

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Learn more about how different approaches to developing such systems and their features can impact the lives of those relying on them.

Full analysis here 👉 privacyinternational.org/long-

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Sadly not the first time we learn of @Facebook's failures to uphold their own standards.

Earlier this year we found staggering inequalities in enforcement of political ads transparency policies in Brazil and Indonesia.

Read more 👇
privacyinternational.org/news- nitter.net/restofworld/status/

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Highly recommend reading this piece from @elpaisinenglish about anti-abortion tactics in the Americas.

We did our own research into how anti-abortion activism is exploiting data, which is here 👇
privacyinternational.org/long- nitter.net/IWMF/status/1452662

In April this year we showed that some companies selling diet products use online quizzes to collect sensitive personal data and share it w/o consent with third parties.

5 months later this is still largely true... privacyinternational.org/long-

🚨Hearing is TOMORROW🚨

The outrageous charges against Assange criminalise and endanger journalists around the world.

They must be dropped. nitter.net/wikileaks/status/14

The @AfricaPrivacy symposium will include also trainings and workshops.

Don't miss this one, facilitated by our own @LucieCAudibert!

nitter.net/AfricaPrivacy/statu

A victory against : a Swiss court has confirmed that messaging services cannot be considered as telecom providers in 🇨🇭.
As a result, they are not subject to the data retention requirements imposed on them, reports @fourmeux. nitter.net/fourmeux/status/145

Diet ads can be deceptive in their own right, but sharing your personal data is never something you'd expect when taking an online diet quiz 🤬

Read our updated research into how diet companies can collect and share your data (and the change it created!)
privacyinternational.org/long-

are described as efficient and effective. But are they really improving the lives of their citizens?

Don't miss this panel at @AfricaPrivacy feat. our own @Arcadian_O, our partner @adcderechos and many more!

Register here: bit.ly/3FiUamq

Back in March we exposed how some diet ads were using tests to collect sensitive personal data and share it with third parties.

We've observed positive change by @betterme but @noom and @Vshred_ have failed to address our concerns. To learn more 👇

privacyinternational.org/long-

We're very proud to be supporting the upcoming 3rd next 3-5 November 2021, organised by our partner @UnwantedWitness!

Find out more at @AfricaPrivacy!
Register here: bit.ly/3FiUamq

Congratulations to all participants and winners of the awards, celebrating impactful work to improve digital identity for all.

We're also particularly glad to see partners and colleagues recognised - here's a short thread!
good-id.org/en/awards/2021/

First of all, congratulations to our partner @StrathCIPIT for the Privacy Community Champion award!

Find out more about their work:
nitter.net/GoodID/status/14511

... and our colleague @TomSamaki was runner-up in the Privacy category!

Here's what he thinks about the recognition of the work of so many people and communities in the awards:
nitter.net/GoodID/status/14511

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