Protect Free Speech

Say no to Article 13's upload filter in the Copyright Directive!

Take action!

Try out our tech tool Blocked.org.uk

You'll be shocked to see how many innocent sites are censored.

Try the new Blocked!

Open Rights Group exists to preserve and promote your rights in the digital age. We are funded by over 3,000 people like you.

Wiki

ORG policy update 2018 Week 21

This is ORG's Policy Update for the two week period beginning 21/05/2018. If you are reading this online, you can also subscribe to the email version or unsubscribe.

Event

ORG Glasgow: Tor discussion, campaigns & more.

We'll have a visit from ORG legal officer Alex Haydock to do a talk on Tor. There will be opportunities to discuss current affairs and topics of interest. We'll also discuss an event we are planning in September and have an update on ORG campaigning activities and how you can get involved.

Press Release

Rights groups to take Government to court over shocking immigration exemption

Today the House of Commons is likely to pass a Data Protection Bill. The Bill includes an immigration exemption that denies people access to their data exactly when they need it the most. The Open Rights Group and the3million are launching a legal challenge to force the Government to remove this exemption, and are asking for support to fund this claim.

Blog

The government is acting negligently on privacy and porn AV

Last month, we responded to the BBFC’s Age Verification consultation. Top of our concerns was the lack of privacy safeguards to protect the 20 million plus users who will be obliged to use Age Verification tools to access legal content.

More...