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Fighting the Global Covid-19 Power-Grab

In the rush to respond to Covid-19 and its aftermath, government and companies are exploiting data with few safeguards. PI is acting to ensure that this crisis isn't abused.

Privacy shouldn't be a luxury

Buying a brand new cheap phone will leave you with an OS with vulnerabilities left unpatched for years, and apps that share your personal data.

Empowering people with advertising transparency

PI is campaigning for 1) platforms to give all users heightened ad transparency and 2) for transparency into targeting and funding of ads to be meaningful.

Challenging the Drivers of Surveillance

Powerful countries encourage and enable other governments to deploy advanced surveillance capabilities without adequate safeguards.

    Your mental health for sale

    Our investigation into mental health websites, with dismaying findings.

    Protecting migrants at borders and beyond

    The use of data and new technologies are driving a revolution in immigration enforcement, and affected people are going to be at greater risk.

      Our data is not for trade

      Trade, and the people who negotiate trade agreements, fundamentally misunderstand data, privacy and data protection.

      Reproductive Rights and Privacy Project

      PI is researching and exposing organisations that collect and exploit the information of those seeking to exercise their reproductive rights.

      No Body’s Business But Mine

      People all over the world share with menstruation apps their deeply intimate data - the date of their last periods, dates and details pertaining to their sex lives, their moods, their health. This data is being ruthlessly exploited and shared with third parties to target and profile people. 

      When Big Brother Pays Your Benefits

      Rising concerns around austerity, transparency, efficiency and financial management have fed into a narrative of technology as a magic cure-all to socio-economic and political issues.