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We're pleased to be supporting the 3rd #PrivacySymposiumAfrica organised by our Ugandan partner @UnwantedWitness!
Great line up of panels, workshops and other training sessions!
🗓 3-5 November 2021 (Virtual)
Los sistemas masivos de identificación biométrica acarrean importantes riesgos a la privacidad.
Nos unimos al llamado de @R3Dmx a decir NO a la #CUID.
We have repeatedly highlighted threats posed to migrants by surveillance & data-driven tools.
As countries around the world continue/start to roll out #COVID19 vaccination programmes, many questions remain about associated documentation and certificates in terms of their design, purpose(s) and use(s).
Safeguards need to be in place to protect people & their rights.
Building on the WHO guidance on certification for Covid 19 vaccination, we highlight some of the key issues governments must consider 👉 https://privacyinternational.org/advocacy/4607/covid-19-vaccination-certificates-who-sets-minimum-demands-governments-must-do-even
We’ll hear from leading immigration lawyers on how they’ve used privacy and data protection law to challenge abuse of their clients’ rights.
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.
Wanna hear more about our challenge against Clearview AI, the facial recognition company that scans the web for our faces?
Our very own @ioanniskouvakas will be talking to @RobertJBateman this Wednesday about social media, AI and the future of our rights.
Register below ⬇️ https://nitter.net/PrivSecEvents/status/1436985446836416514
How do companies actually track you?
Read our short explainer to learn about the most common ways of tracking: cookies, tracking pixels, fingerprinting, and more
How can privacy and data protection law help defend migrants’ rights?
Join us on 28 September 2021 for a roundtable with lawyers from @gardencourtlaw, @DoughtyStPublic and @dpg_law.
@gardencourtlaw @DoughtyStPublic @dpg_law On agenda
1/ Challenging mobile phone extraction of asylum seekers’ phones
2/ Using FOIA legislation & ICO complaints to obtain evidence about the treatment of migrants
3/ Challenging data sharing btw police & the Home Office for victims of crime with uncertain immigration status
This is PI Legal Officer & Acting General Counsel talking about gov hacking!
Join him on Zoom RIGHT NOW at our side event at
’THE RISING THREAT OF GOVERNMENT HACKING'
w/ @accessnow @amnesty @article19org @BonaveroIHR @cis_india @R3Dmx
@FMA_PH @StrathCIPIT @fma We join @FMA_PH & @StrathCIPIT in calling for closer regulation of digital loan Apps as a way of protecting user privacy, transparency in the loan application process, and more ethical debt recovery practices from digital loan service providers. 4/5
@FMA_PH @StrathCIPIT @fma Unfortunately, the activities of digital loan Apps continue to go unregulated due to either an absence of regulations targeted at fintech services or poor of enforcement of such regulations where they do exist, leaving users vulnerable to abuse. 3/5
@FMA_PH @StrathCIPIT @fma 📲 Read more on fintech here 👉https://privacyinternational.org/learn/fintech
🇵🇭 Read @FMA_PH’s report: https://t.co/Dn8fqO6MGe, 🇰🇪 Read @StrathCIPIT’s report here: https://cipit.strathmore.edu/privacy-and-data-protection-practices-of-digital-lending-apps-in-kenya-report/
@FMA_PH @StrathCIPIT 🧵[THREAD]
Digital loan Apps offer easy access, lax application requirements & an expedited approval process. BUT research by @FMA-PH & @StrathCIPIT shows that app users have to give up excessive amounts of personal information as part of the loan application process. 2/5
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