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Join us in less than 2 hours with @Juanwolf__ to talk all things surveillance, AI, security, privacy…

Tomorrow, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty will present his latest report to the UN Human Rights Council.

Read PI's concerns on data-intensive and automated welfare systems 👇

Don't miss this regional event on the road to Privacy Symposium Africa 2022!

Info and registration below:

Latest reporting by @TIME highlights concerning data processing practices by Pregnancy Centres in the US.

We previously documented this issue along with other exploitative techs & tactics used to delay or curtail access to reproductive healthcare 👉

Movies, TV shows and videos games touch upon topics related to our work.

This week we're playing Cyberpunk 2077 🎮 with @juanwolf__ to see how close fiction and reality can be!

Save the date and join us at 17:00 BST on June 23 👇

Here we go!

Our very own @Ilia_siatitsa is speaking at the @UN_HRC panel on good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

@ilia_siatitsa @UN_HRC Two years ago, private companies & governments were rolling the dice and betting on tech-solutionism to fight the global spread of COVID-19, with little regard for human rights.

We kept track of this tech. Read our post-mortem:

@ilia_siatitsa @UN_HRC The pandemic has provided companies with a fertile ground to sell these tech solutions, and to create new partnerships with governments across the globe, often without consideration for .

Check our safeguards:

📢 Today! 📢

We will be live posting along during the session, keep your eyes peeled 👀

Our very own @ilia_siatitsa will be at the 50th session of the Human Rights Council at the panel on good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

📅 22 June, 10:00 – 12:00 (UTC+2)

🇪🇺 We are listening in @EP_PegaInquiry Committee on spyware providers and the @NSOgroup representative keeps mentioning their transparency report.

So we searched for it.

This Thursday we're trying something special! Our own @bendineliot will join @juanwolf__ on Twitch to play Cyberpunk 2077 🎮 and talk about some of the questions the game brings up!

Join us at 17:00 BST to watch and ask questions 👇

🇪🇺 We are joining the EUParl PEGA Committee tomorrow to talk about spyware providers.

Tech plays a central role in our lives, but the threats posed by companies selling surveillance continue to grow. If the EU wants it to stop, they need to listen! 📢👂

If you've been following the news that the UK Home Office plans to use GPS tag on asylum seekers, and you want to know more about the technology behind it and what it means for those people wearing them, check out our explainer 👉

Forcing migrants to wear GPS tags is punitive, intrusive and dehumanising. The 24/7 monitoring they enable provides a deep insight into + reveals intimate details of their lives.

📣 This is why we seek to question and challenge such invasive practices. 👉

On Tuesday, our Advocacy Director @Edin_O is speaking at the @EP_PegaInquiry on ‘Stocktaking of EU spyware providers’.

If you can’t wait for the live hearing, you can always check out our work on tracking the surveillance industry ⬇️⬇️⬇️

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