In this blog Heather Burns explores some of the reasons why demands for imposing criminal liability onto senior managers and directors, in the context of the Online Safety Bill, constitute a series of threats to your Right to Freedom of Expression.


This Government is attempting to create a Digital Police State. Priti Patel and Michael Gove⁩ are rumoured to be its architects. Don’t let them do that.

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Frustrating that the Football Association is going to boycott social media platforms, rather than setting up its own platform where it can control and reduce abuse.

At present, the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) collects more than 20 data types, over 8000 datasets, which is over 300 million data records from 1300 participant organisations.

Giving even more power to the Police won't make anything better.

Register now for mySociety’s report launch event next week about the state of UK Freedom of Information. ORG’s Executive Director Jim Killock will be joining in the conversation - we hope you will too.

Today, we've launched a campaign against illegal advertising and online tracking with our partners across Europe Panoptykon & Liberties. We want European Parliament to legislate against illegal advertising and online tracking.

UK Adequacy

This blog on the European Data Protection Board's opinion about the draft UK adequacy decision will be of interest to Tech, Data, Regulations and Internet Wonks and all those who are interested in our analysis on UK Adequacy!

Freedom of expression online is one of the key digital rights issues we're focusing on in the run-up to the Scottish Elections.

Read this blog by Heather Burns if you want to know more about our policy positions.

We've teamed up with LibertiesEU & Panoptykon to lead a coalition of 30 rights organisations across Europe in urging the European Parliament to restore privacy in the online world. Read our blog to find out more about our fight against illegal advertising.

2021 Scottish Elections

Read this blog by our very own Heather Burns if you want to know how policing and surveillance will impact our digital rights!

2021 Scottish Elections

Privacy and Digital Identity is one of the three areas of focus for our digital rights campaigning in the run-up to the .

Heather Burns has outlined our analysis and policy positions in this blog.

2021 Scottish Elections: Human and Digital Rights Hustings!

We've teamed up with Amnesty Scotland to organise the first ever Human and Digital Rights Hustings in Scotland.

One month from now, Scottish voters go to the polls to have their say on the next five years of democratic representation. In the lead-up, we'll be engaging with our membership, political parties and Parliamentary candidates on key digital rights issues.

Did you know that every time you visit a website or open an application on your mobile phone, your activities are shared with thousands of adtech companies scattered all over the globe?

UK may force Facebook services to allow backdoor police access

The Home Office and Priti Patel want to be able to read everyone’s SMS messages, and in effect, ban secure messaging on Facebook.

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