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We're 3000 strong

By Ruth Coustick-Deal on May 14, 2015.

By Ruth Coustick-Deal May 14 2015

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In the last few days over 200 people have joined ORG to become of the movement fighting back against Government plans to attack our digital rights. For the first time we have over 3000 members!

This Government will put the Snoopers Charter and more back on the table

By Ed Johnson-Williams on May 08, 2015.

By Ed Johnson-Williams May 08 2015

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Could the threat to our digital rights and the Internet be any greater?

Does the Popcorn Time judgment put other software distribution sites at risk?

By Elizabeth Knight on Apr 29, 2015.

By Elizabeth Knight Apr 29 2015

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The High Court has blocked another group of websites for reasons relating to copyright infringement, at the demand of members of the Motion Picture Association of America. In one sense the judgment and related blocking order for Popcorn Time constitute an improvement on the usual position of orders granted under Section 97A Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

General Election 2015: What do MPs think about mass surveillance?

By Pam Cowburn on Apr 27, 2015.

By Pam Cowburn Apr 27 2015

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Like the British public, the vast majority of MPs had no idea about the extent of bulk data collection by the security services when whistleblower Edward Snowden spoke out. With the election pending, what do parliamentary candidates think there needs to be done about mass surveillance?

#GE2015 Thank You

By Ruth Coustick-Deal on Apr 23, 2015.

By Ruth Coustick-Deal Apr 23 2015

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We know that candidates are very busy with canvassing, emails and public meetings. They are being asked to talk on lots of different topics to lots of different audiences all the time. That's why we are very grateful to all the candidates, groups and politicans who took the time to come along to one of husting events and answer question on digital rights.

Surveillance in the General Election Manifestos

By Ed Johnson-Williams on Apr 17, 2015.

By Ed Johnson-Williams Apr 17 2015

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Nearly all of the main parties at this General Election have now published their manifestos. Where do the parties’ manifestos stand on surveillance?

Status of data retention in the EU following the CJEU ruling - update April 2015

By Elizabeth Knight on Apr 07, 2015.

By Elizabeth Knight Apr 07 2015

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In December 2014 ORG prepared a table showing the status of data retention in the EU, following the CJEU's decision in the Digital Rights Ireland case. We have now updated the table to show the position in April 2015.

Digital Rights Are For Everyone, Including Young People.

By Lydia Snodin on Mar 19, 2015.

By Lydia Snodin Mar 19 2015

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On Saturday 14th March, Open Rights Group ran workshops with young women about online privacy. Read about what teenage girls had to say about digital rights and why we should listen to them.

Why do digital rights matter?

By Ruth Coustick-Deal on Mar 19, 2015.

By Ruth Coustick-Deal Mar 19 2015

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Today we're asking our members and supporters to tell us why digital rights matter, and to help us fundraise for our work.

Why are digital rights important?

By Jim Killock on Mar 19, 2015.

By Jim Killock Mar 19 2015

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What are digital rights? And why do they matter? Executive Director Jim Killock gives an overview of why these principles are key right now.