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Privacy International has been producing world-class research reports for over a decade, in collaboration with academic institutions across the globe. We work on a huge range of topics and produce in-depth reports, from topics like communications surveillance, to country specific reports and submissions to the United Nations using local research and experience.

This stakeholder report is a submission by Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC) and Privacy International (PI).

Privacy International welcomes this opportunity to engage in a dialogue over the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 2322 (2016), specifically as they related to intelligence sharing and mutual legal assistance mechanisms to access cross-border data.

In this paper, Privacy International explores* what it means to be secure, and how governments and companies enact policies and laws that undermine security globally.

Privacy International welcomes the willingness of the UK government to implement the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which provides stronger standards of protection of personal data to those contained in the EU Directive 1995, whose provisions were implemented in the Data Protection

Privacy International generally opposes hacking as a tool for surveillance.

The powers set out in the Investigatory Powers Act are wide ranging, opaque and lacking in adequate safeguards. The Government have now published updated Draft Codes of Practice for certain parts of the Act.  Unfortunately, the Codes do little to solve the Act’s problems.

Privacy International and the Italian Coalition for Civil Liberties' Joint Submission in Consideration of the Sixth Periodic Report of Italy Human Rights Committee 119th Session (6-29 March 2017)

This investigation focuses on the techniques, tools and culture of Kenyan police and intelligence agencies’ communications surveillance practices.