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
Today saw the first public questioning of the heads of the UK's secret services by the Intelligence and Security Committee. For anyone looking for incisive probing about the Snowden revelations, it was a disappointing hour and a half.
Reports and Correspondence
October 30, 2013 | Report
Here are some of the questions we believe MPs need to ask at the Westminster Hall debate on Thursday
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.