10,000,000 million UK voters racially profiled by the Conservative Party says the UK’s privacy regulator, the ICO — but delivers no enforcement action. We have written to Cons to confirm if this data has been deleted.
Our legal & policy officer Mariano Delli Santi explains how the UK’s data protection regulator’s approach to protecting our privacy falls short, what we at the Open Rights Group are doing about it and what you can do to help us.
ORG executive director Jim Killock explains what we know about new threats to UK privacy within the new trade deal with Japan.
Tell Parliament Your Privacy is not for sale! Parliament must ensure that the new UK-Japan trade deal protects our personal data. Privacy is not a bargaining chip. Please tell your MP now that your privacy is not for sale.
We have raised £2.5k to challenge the ICO to take action against illegal, creepy #adtech — Please donate to help us fight this industry!
Read about ORG’s #privacy, #freeexpression & enforcement concerns over Gov proposals for “digital imprints”, which are designed to ensure that people can see the origin of a #PoliticalAd they’ve been targeted by. Blog by Pascal Crowe.
We're taking the ICO to court over their failure to stop widespread and systemic abuses of our privacy rights by the AdTech industry.
Help us protect your data from illegal ads
The #onlineharms Bill heading to Parliament aims to undermine #encryption and risks overreaching into everyday communications in private messaging apps, says Heather Burns, ORG’s new policy manager. #privacy
We have until 22 October to tell the @DCMS how to improve the #DataProtectionAct. @mattr3 explains why this is a vital opportunity to improve UK #privacy, and how you can help.⬇️
Did the UK learn from the #CambridgeAnalytica scandal? Or will the @ICOnews’s reluctance to enforce #dataprotection law hold us back? Our data & democracy officer @PascalCrowe investigates.
If you missed our panel Friday scrutinising #COVID19 tracker apps across the UK & Ireland, watch the video now on our Youtube channel. Thanks again to our wonderful speakers @OlgaCronin @PatrickCorrigan @mattr3 Dr Stephen Farrell & all who attended! #privacy #NHSCOVID19app
Today we have a rare chance to make #dataprotection law serve everyone better. Speak out for UK #privacy rights by responding to the @DCMS call for views on the Data Protection Act 2018. https://action.openrightsgroup.org/make-data-protection-law-work-everyone
“Dominic Cummings back of a fag packet plan and his fetish with big data endangers UK’s ability to fight serious crime and keep its citizens safe.” - @jimkillock https://www.openrightsgroup.org/press-releases/cummings-data-plan-threatens-uk-privacy-rights/
Here is what you need to know about the #NHSCOVID19app that just got launched. #privacy https://www.openrightsgroup.org/blog/nhs-app-users-get-privacy-other-visitors-get-nothing/
ORG Glasgow returns in October with another thought-provoking digital rights webinar, this time on #facialrecognition technology. #FRT @ORGScotland @mooseabyte @AreeqChowdhury @techno_katt
Contact tracing and pubs will soon be compulsory. ORG’s legal and policy officer @ds_m4riano discusses opportunities to minimise #privacy risks.
The #ProtectScotlandApp launched yesterday uses a #privacy-preserving de-centralised model. But who is really in control here - the Scottish Government or big US tech firms? Our @ORGScotland Director @mattr3 investigates.
The UK Internet Governance Forum 2020 is taking place between 15 and 17 Sept & will feature speakers from ORG’s Advisory Council. Register here to join the discussion.
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