Litigation is a core component of PI's advocacy strategy. PI files cases, pursues regulatory complaints, and intervenes in worthwhile legal challenges around the world in order to defend and enhance our privacy rights and the rule of law. Below you will find links to our current and past legal work.
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The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued a landmark ruling that the UK’s mass
On 30 September 2019, Privacy International submitted a statement to the German Constitutional Court in a case concerning the government use of spyware, such as state trojans, in the context of criminal investigations.
PI intervened in the case challenging the constitutionality of South African surveillance law.
PI legal challenge before the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning the bulk communications data regime in the UK.
Privacy International filed complaints with multiple data protection regulators to investigate potential GDPR infringements by data brokers, ad-tech companies and credit referencing agencies.
Privacy International filed an intervention at the Colombian Constitutional court challenging the mass surveillance provisions contained in the Colombian Police Code.
Privacy International, together with Liberty, challenges MI5's data-handling arrangements before the Investigatory Powers Tribunal.
A landmark case before the European Court of Justice on communications data retention where PI had intervened.