What We Do

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

Active campaigns

Projects

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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Immigration, data and technology

Data and Democracy

Open Rights Group’s Data and Democracy project seeks to prevent digital technologies from eroding public trust in the democratic process.
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Data and Democracy

Our victories

“Immigration exemption” ruled unlawful under GDPR

When the “immigration exemption” became law as part of the 2018 Data Protection Act, it threatened the data rights of all UK residents, including British citizens.
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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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