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.
Featured Legal Case
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued a landmark ruling that the UK’s mass interception program, first exposed by whistleblower Snowden in 2013, breached people’s rights to privacy and freedom of expression. This case will have an impact not only in the UK but across Europe
PI intervened in the case challenging the constitutionality of South African surveillance law.
Challenging the use of surveillance technologies in the context of terrorism-related measures
Privacy International filed complaints with multiple data protection regulators to investigate potential GDPR infringements by data brokers, ad-tech companies and credit referencing agencies.
PI legal challenge before the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning the bulk communications data regime in the UK.
Privacy International filed an intervention at the Colombian Constitutional court challenging the mass surveillance provisions contained in the Colombian Police Code.