Content type: Long Read
16th December 2019
Over the coming months, PI is going to start to look a bit different. We will have a new logo and a whole new visual identity. And in turn, our new visual identity will only be one step in a wider process of PI reconnecting with our core mission and communicating it more effectively to you, following on from extensive consultation with our staff, board, our supporters and our international partners. Our current black ‘redacted’ Privacy International logo, and the austere Cold War era dossier…
19th September 2019
Christopher Weatherhead and Eva Blum-Dumontet Discuss the finding of Privacy International's report on the MyPhone MYA2 from the Philippines
9th September 2019
Research by Privacy International revealed some menstruation apps share sensitive personal data, including their user's health data and data about their sexual lives. Christopher Weatherhead - Technology lead at Privacy International - interviews Eva Blum-Dumontet, project manager for "No Body's Business But Mine" about the findings of the research.
22nd May 2019
Watch our video primer (1m54s) on how political advertisers use highly detailed data about you to target political adverts at you. Read about some simple steps you can take to minimise the amount of political ads you see online and questions you can be asking of those that profit from your data.
21st April 2019
In April 2019 Ukraine held presidential elections. We were in Kyiv to hear about people's experience monitoring online disinformation – a big issue in this election. Activists in Ukraine have long experience navigating the noisy and chaotic environment that disinformation creates – which comes not only from Russia, but also from domestic politicians and others with money and power. At PI, we’re working to make sure that the way data is used by political actors and advertisers does…
3rd April 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about police hacking here.
10th March 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about social media intelligence (SOCMINT) here.
7th March 2019
Video courtesy of CPDP (https://www.cpdpconferences.org/) What is the impact of online gender-based violence on survivors? What should be the role of companies in fighting this phenomenon? What is the link between the right to privacy? In this panel, which took place at CPDP in February 2019, academics, civil society and government representatives discuss the issue of online gender based violence with a privacy lens. Chair: Gloria González Fuster, VUB -LSTS (BE) Moderator: Valerie…
3rd March 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about body worn video cameras here.
25th February 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about facial recognition cameras here.
15th February 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about IMSI catchers here.
14th February 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about predictive policing here.