April 16, 2014 | Blog
Europe makes many of the laws that are shaping privacy and restricting surveillance. Data Protection, for instance, should guarantee that interception is lawful, rather than arbitrary.
December 11, 2013 | Blog
Tomorrow we're expecting an opinion about the 'Data Retention Directive'. It's a significant moment in the debate about laws that define the limits of digital surveillance.
November 07, 2013 | Blog
Reports and Correspondence
January 22, 2015 | Report
Laying eighteen pages of clauses before the Lords to insert the Snoopers' Charter into an already complicated bill is an abuse of procedure. The Lords cannot have time to properly consider the bill, and would deny the Commons the opportunity to consider the clauses as well.
November 28, 2014 | Report
We have reviewed the whole report by the Intelligence Security Committee on the killing of Fusilier Rigby, and found the conclusion that only Facebook is to blame very difficult to justify.
October 30, 2013 | Report
October 01, 2013 | Audio/Video
Tom Watson MP, Paul Johnson (Deputy Editor, The Guardian), Javier Ruiz (Open Rights Group) and Nick Pickles (Big Brother Watch) debated the impacts of web surveillance and talked about their professional experiences related to that issue, giving evidence of what is happening and the impact of this on democracy.
written by and for ORG supporters expressing their personal views
November 05, 2013 | Zine (personal views)
Fransesca West (policy director of Public Concern at Work), Peter Tatchell (political activist), Malcolm Rifkind (Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee), Heather Brooke (investigative journalist) and David Omand (former GCHQ director) discuss their opinions about Edward Snowden and the debate around his leaks.
October 21, 2013 | Zine (personal views)
Can recent advances in technology solve some of our social problems? Wendy M. Grossman examines - from airport facial recognition software to the so-called next generation of "Old Bill" policeman.