Demand strong legal safeguards for Contact Tracing

The NHSX is currently testing their digital contact tracing app in the Isle of Wight, and is set to release it nation-wide sometime soon. This application will keep record of our encounters by using the bluetooth sensors of our smartphones, allowing app users which have been exposed to infected persons to be notified. As a …

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US – RSF joins 114 press freedom groups asking MN officials to prevent further journalist arrests or attacks

News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) today joined Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, PEN America, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and others to call on Minnesota state and city officials to take immediate, concrete steps to prevent further arrests of or attacks on clearly identifiable journalists. The letter reaffirms that the right to report on …

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Yemen: AFP photographer gunned down outside home in Aden

News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled to learn that Yemeni journalist Nabil Hasan Al-Qaiti, an Agence France-Presse photographer also known as Nabil Hasan, was murdered by unidentified gunmen today outside his home in Dar Sad, a suburb of the southern city of Aden. Hasan’s death is the latest cruel blow to media workers in …

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Yemen: AFP contributor gunned down outside home in Aden

News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled to learn that Yemeni journalist Nabil Hasan Al-Qaiti, an Agence France-Presse contributor also known as Nabil Hasan, was murdered by unidentified gunmen today outside his home in Dar Sad, a suburb of the southern city of Aden. Hasan’s death is the latest cruel blow to media workers in …

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Something is rotten in the Information Commissioner’s Office

The COVID-19 test and trace system immediately hit the news for its dubious privacy policy, as well as the lack of a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA). Not so long before, the NHSX published the DPIA of its Contact Tracing App, leaving us with many concerns and a lot to be desired. Finally, the world …

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