Content Type: Frequently Asked Questions
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
On 27 October 2020, the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issued a report into three credit reference agencies (CRAs) - Experian, Equifax and TransUnion - which also operate as data brokers for direct marketing purposes. After our initial reaction, below we answer some of the main questions regarding this report.
Content Type: Long Read
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Written jointly by Privacy International and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). In a landmark decision earlier this month, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that one of the mass surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden violates the rights to privacy and freedom of expression. While the case challenges the U.K. government’s mass interception of internet traffic transiting its borders, the court’s judgment has broader implications for mass spying programs in Europe and…