What We Do

Keep in touch with the Open Rights Group and our campaigns on surveillance, privacy, censorship and free speech.

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Projects

Data and Democracy

The UK’s electoral systems are undergoing a stress test of a sort that they have rarely experienced.
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Immigration, data and technology

ORG’s work on immigration aims to empower the sector to work and campaign against the increasing collection of personal data, data sharing and new technologies driving immigration controls.
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Our victories

NHSX scraps centralised model for Covid-19 app

In a huge win for digital privacy, in June 2020 the UK Government scrapped plans to use a centralised model for its Covid-19 tracker app, opting for the decentralised model long advocated by Open Rights Group (ORG).
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Government drops risky age verification plan

Open Rights Group (ORG) has been warning about major privacy risks in plans for age checks on adult websites since they were proposed in the Digital Economy Act 2017.
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Digital censorship averted as UK shelves Copyright Directive

Nearly a year after passage of the EU Copyright Directive, which opened the door to automated upload filters that damage free speech, the UK Government decided not to implement it.
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