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Today Advocate General (AG) Campos Sánchez-Bordona of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), issued his opinions (C-623/17, C-511/18 and C-512/18 and C-520/18) on how he believes the Court should rule on vital questions relating to the conditions under which security and intelligence agencies in the UK, France and Belgium could have access to communications data retained by telecommunications providers.

Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial governments across have put in place numerous emergency measures to curtail behaviour in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. The orders include placing people under quarantine, limiting gatherings, closing schools and businesses, barring most visits to
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Palantir, the US data giant which works with intelligence and immigration enforcement agencies, has responded to our questions about its work on a highly sensitive National Health Service (NHS) project, providing some assurances, passing the buck to the NHS, and raising additional questions.

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You have the right to organize and participate in peaceful meetings.

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You have the right to own things. No one has the right to illegally take them from you.

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Privacy International has joined JCWI, Liberty, Medact and other UK civil society organisations to call on Priti Patel, the UK Home Secretary to enact urgent changes to ensure the safety of migrants in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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You are considered innocent until it can be proved you are guilty according to law. If accused of a crime you have the right to a defence.

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PI presents its analysis of the Huduma Numba judgment in three parts: the clear wins, the parts that make some small steps forward but could have been better and the dissapointing losses.

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Trials should be public and tried in a fair manner by an impartial and independent tribunal.

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Trials should be public and tried in a fair manner by an impartial and independent tribunal.

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Privacy International (PI) and Liberty have filed on Friday, 31 January 2020, a complaint with the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), the judicial body that oversees the intelligence agencies, against MI5 in relation to how they handle vast troves of personal data.

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PI explains why the judgement of the Kenyan High Court's judgement on the Huduma Namba matters globally.

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The law is the same for everyone and should be applied in the same manner to all.

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You should be legally protected in the same way everywhere like anyone else.

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When government searches shift from the phone to the cloud: cloud extraction technology and ‘the future of mobile forensics’

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Everyone has the right to life and to live freely and safety.

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No one has the right to torture you.

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Everyone can claim their rights regardless of sex, race, language, religion, social standing, etc.