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
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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.
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's submission on the right to privacy in Thailand, Human Rights Committee, 119th Session
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.
This briefing highlights opportunities for NGOs to raise issues related to the right to privacy before some selected UN human rights bodies that have the mandate and the capacity to monitor and p
In this special briefing for International Women’s Day 2017, we explore through the work of the Privacy International Network some areas of concern being addressed in relation to privacy, surveillance,
This investigation looks at how surveillance is being conducted in Thailand.
Privacy International’s investigation, which is linked below, contains evidence of the Syrian government’s ambitious plans and projects to monitor the national communications infrastructure, the technical details of which are revealed for the first time.