Privacy International, together with three other organisations has filed a series of legal complaints against Clearview AI, Inc - the facial recognition company that claims to have “the largest known database of 3+ billion facial images”.
Google is introducing new privacy features in Android 12, but that shouldn't distract us from the fact that its core business model, behavioural ads, still heavily relies on collecting our personal data.
The police may use facial recognition technology, IMSI catchers, geo-location technology and other tools to identify protesters and add them to databases or watchlists, feeding into their 'predictive policing' tools. Here's what you need to know (UK edition).
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25th 2018. Since then, complaints against the AdTech industry are piling up, attacking intrusive tracking and profiling practices, unfairly obtained consent and insufficient legal basis, all of which we consider to infringe GDPR. This timeline is a list of some of the key actions taken against this ecosystem, a reminder of the challenges that AdTech companies are facing and a demonstration that GDPR still has to be implemented and enforced.
This article was written by Jamila Venturini from Derechos Digitales. The original version (in Spanish) is available here. While at the international level there is a growing demand to ban the use of surveillance technologies until rigorous human rights standards are achieved, in Latin America we
The UK goverment’s Independent Human Rights Act Review has shone the spotlight on the relationship between domestic jurisprudence and the European Court of Human Rights. We look at this relationship from a privacy perspective.