Sarah St. Vincent

Sarah St.Vincent is CDT’s Human Rights and Surveillance Fellow.  Her work focuses on ensuring that surveillance practices comply with international and regional human rights laws.

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"The UN’s top human rights office concluded years ago that in order to respect the right to privacy, governments should regulate how private companies — not just police and spy agencies — treat personal data." (Photo: TY Lim / Shutterstock ) Views
Friday, April 20, 2018
Data Privacy Is a Human Right. Europe Is Moving Toward Recognizing That.
During Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the House of Representatives , Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) asked the Facebook CEO bluntly if he would be willing to change the company’s business model “in the interest of protecting individual privacy.” Zuckerberg responded, “I’m not sure what that...
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Thursday, May 07, 2015
US to Answer for Surveillance Practices on Global Stage
It only happens once every four and a half years, but it’s about to happen this month: the United States will appear before the assembled United Nations Member States to listen and respond to critiques of its human rights record. CDT has been working hard to ensure that the US’ surveillance...
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Friday, September 19, 2014
Five US Surveillance Programs Undermining Global Human Rights
Those of us in the United States often like to think—rightly or wrongly—that our overall human-rights record is in pretty good order. However, even those who view the US as a global human-rights leader have had to take a deep breath when considering the past year of Big Brother-like surveillance...
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