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πŸ’ͺ Civil society organisations and activists around the globe have been leading the fight to challenge discriminatory and exclusionary identity systems.

Check out our guide on Litigating Identity Systems to see how their arguments played out in court.

privacyinternational.org/learn

Digital loan Apps offer easy access, lax application requirements & an expedited approval process. BUT research by @FMA-PH & @StrathCIPIT shows that users have to give excessive amounts of personal information as part of the loan application process.

πŸ‘‰ privacyinternational.org/long-

Don't forget to vote for2021 Awards πŸ†

Vote here πŸ‘‰ πŸ—³ good-id.org/en/awards/2021/

Nominees from around the world include amazing advocates challenging ID systems to ensure they protect people and the rights.

This is PI Legal Officer & Acting General Counsel talking about gov hacking!

Join him on Zoom RIGHT NOW at our side event at
@UN_HRC :

’THE RISING THREAT OF GOVERNMENT HACKING'

w/ @accessnow @amnesty @article19org @BonaveroIHR @cis_india @R3Dmx

us02web.zoom.us/j/89055277711?

New piece from PI in @techpolicypress about Instagram's reported toxicity for teen girls..

We argue that in order to reduce harms, Facebook needs to fundamentally reduce how much data it collects about users.

⬇️ ⬇️ ⬇️
techpolicy.press/insta-toxic-t

Join us on Zoom LATER TODAY for a side event at
@UN_HRC :

’THE RISING THREAT OF GOVERNMENT HACKING'

w/ @accessnow @amnesty @article19org @BonaveroIHR @cis_india @R3Dmx

us02web.zoom.us/j/89055277711?

Join us on Zoom TOMORROW for a side event at
@UN_HRC :

’THE RISING THREAT OF GOVERNMENT HACKING'

w/ @accessnow @amnesty @article19org @BonaveroIHR @cis_india @R3Dmx

us02web.zoom.us/j/89055277711?

Online event TOMORROW! Join us on Zoom for a side event at
@UN_HRC :

’THE RISING THREAT OF GOVERNMENT HACKING'

w/ @accessnow @amnesty @article19org @BonaveroIHR @cis_india @R3Dmx

us02web.zoom.us/j/89055277711?

πŸ€” Have you signed up to our newsletter yet? πŸ€”

PI Insider is the the weekly newsletter where we round up the stories we've been reading and find interesting in the world of privacy.

Sign up! πŸ‘‡

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vaccination certificates must be designed and deployed with the necessary safeguards in place to protect people & their rights.

Building on the WHO guidance, we highlight some of the key issues governments must consider πŸ‘‰
privacyinternational.org/advoc

Online event! Join us on Zoom on Monday for a side event at
@UN_HRC :

’THE RISING THREAT OF GOVERNMENT HACKING'

w/ @accessnow @amnesty @article19org @BonaveroIHR @cis_india @R3Dmx

us02web.zoom.us/j/89055277711?

Join us on Zoom this Monday at 4pm (Geneva time) for a side event at @UN_HRC - 'The rising threat of government hacking', alongside @article19org @accessnow @amnesty

us02web.zoom.us/j/89055277711?

Online event! Join us on Zoom on Monday for a side event at @UN_HRC :

'The rising threat of government hacking'

w/ @accessnow @amnesty @article19org @BonaveroIHR @cis_india @R3Dmx

What is unfolding in Afghanistan is yet another example as to why deploying digital ID systems must be carefully considered.

Too often decisions are shortsighted whilst the long-term implications matter & should inform design and implementation.

privacyinternational.org/news-

Intrusive surveillance technology is increasingly used during protests around the world and has a chilling effect on freedom of assembly. We think it’s essential to monitor the use of such technologies, so we have created a protest surveillance tracker.πŸ‘‡

pvcy.org/protestsurv

Lots of wonderful nominees for this year's Awards!

Don'r forget to vote πŸ—³

More details here πŸ‘‰ good-id.org/en/awards/2021/

There are still many unknowns at the moment but some of the initial concerns regarding digital ID systems falling into hands of new regime include:
βœ”οΈ repurposing of the data (mission creep)
βœ”οΈ Tracking & (re)identification
βœ”οΈ Security concerns

privacyinternational.org/news-

❓ @HumanRightsCtte asks @UKHomeOffice Victoria Atkins - β€œWhy are device extraction powers being extended to include immigration officers?”

We want to know too. πŸ€”

committees.parliament.uk/publi

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