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Report

Digital Handcuffs

This report examines issues arising from Digital Rights Management (DRM) technologies and the legislation protecting these technologies. The report looks at how the use of DRM can impact on users’ security, privacy and right of access, while also exploring how DRM stifles innovation and competition. Furthermore, the report looks into the phenomena of obsolescence and vendor lock-in facilitated by DRM.

Press Release

UK mass surveillance ruled unlawful in landmark judgment

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) today ruled that the UK’s mass interception programmes have breached the European Convention on Human Rights.

Press Release

MEPs advance Article 13 of EU Copyright Directive

Members of European Parliament today voted to adopt amendments to the European Commission’s draft EU Copyright Directive. This followed a vote in July where MEPs voted down plans to fast-track the Copyright Directive and Article 13.M

Blog

Helping IoT developers to assess ethics, privacy, and social impact

GDPR has brought a renewed focus to assessing the privacy risks of using personal data. How can we also assess the ethical and social impacts of how organisations use data?

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