Protecting People

Privacy may seem like an abstract concept, but for many people and communities, government and corporate use of digital technologies can seriously compromise their privacy and have grave consequences for their safety. Whether it’s migrants crossing borders or environmentalists protesting against oil companies, at the heart of all of our campaigns is a focus on empowering individuals in the face of state and corporate power.

If we don’t intervene, people will lose control over their data and identities, and will become pawns in a bigger ecosystem in which they have no say, no agency and no power. We call for new safeguards, reductions in risks especially to targeted and marginalised communities, and meaningful rights of redress.