Mollitiam market capabilities pose such a unique threat to our privacy and security that it's highly debatable if such powers could ever be compatible with international human rights law.
And they're far from being the only one...
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We have signed @BIDdetention and @libertyhq letter calling on the Home Office to let migrants live with liberty, privacy and basic dignity in the community, rather than use indefinite, 24/7 GPS surveillance via ankle tags.
🚨 The Home Office has quietly introduced a system of 24/7 GPS surveillance as a condition of immigration bail, & will use this data against people in their immigration applications.
We support @BIDdetention and @libertyhq’s call to repeal this policy.
Biometrics has became a key tool of war.
Our lastest case-studies show that the use of biometrics in the name of counter-terrorism creates risks for whole populations, particularly vulnerable people who have little access to legal redress.
So @LONMigFilmFest is back with stories of people that for 1 reason or another moved, or who carry movement in their blood, bones, souls & dreams. 🎞️📽️
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17-23 June @GenesisCinema
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U.S. Department of Defense has been processing biometric data since 2000 and over time it has evolved into the creation og several databases accumulating millions of biometric entries #PoW #militarypersonnel #voters #militaryenlistments
A cautionary tale of how international requirements like those of the UN SC are implemented at national level without necessary guidance.
Occupied territory have been turned into a surveillance laboratory for Israeli and foreign gov't + multinationals.
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As with many digital systems, external actors pushed their solutions.
Uganda’s #DigitalID Ndaga Muntu was lauded by @WorldBank and @GSMA as a tool expanding financial inclusion and strengthening social protection.
These hopes were misguided.
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In postcolonial contexts like Somalia it's a crowded space with #US #INTERPOL #EU #FAO all processing biometrics data as part of anti-piracy initiatives and yet there is little or no democratic oversight, transparency nor accountability.
⚡️Our #RightsCon strategy session on data-driven political campaigns is about to begin ⚡️
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When a #DigitalID praised by entities as powerful as @WorldBank and @GSMA fails in its promise of inclusion, its usefulness must be reassessed.
Read the testimonies of those excluded from social protection in Uganda 👉 https://www.unwantedwitness.org/download/uploads/Chased-Away-and-Left-to-Die-.pdf https://nitter.net/ISERUganda/status/1402985599225634826
@WorldBank @GSMA Uganda is one example among a growing list of countries which have seen the delivery of social protection services affected by strict ID requirements 👇
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