July 26, 2009 | Default Admin User
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!
Could the threat to our digital rights and the Internet be any greater?
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.
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?
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.
Nearly all of the main parties at this General Election have now published their manifestos. Where do the parties’ manifestos stand on surveillance?
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.
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.
Today we're asking our members and supporters to tell us why digital rights matter, and to help us fundraise for our work.
What are digital rights? And why do they matter? Executive Director Jim Killock gives an overview of why these principles are key right now.