Privacy International

Privacy International is committed to fighting for the right to privacy across the world.

We investigate the secret world of government surveillance and expose the companies enabling it. We litigate to ensure that surveillance is consistent with the rule of law. We advocate for strong national, regional, and international laws that protect privacy. We conduct research to catalyse policy change. We raise awareness about technologies and laws that place privacy at risk, to ensure that the public is informed and engaged.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, August 02, 2016
New Initiative from Privacy International Tracks the Global Surveillance Industry
New report entitled Global Surveillance Industry maps out growth and scale of global surveillance industry Privacy International, in collaboration with Transparency Toolkit, launches searchable database featuring over 1500 brochures and data on over 520 surveillance companies as well as over 600...
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Monday, July 06, 2015
Surveillance Company Hacking Team Exposed
A 400 gigabyte trove of internal documents belonging to surveillance company Hacking Team has been released online. Hacking team sells intrusive hacking tools that have allegedly been used by some of the most repressive regimes in the world. The documents reportedly confirm Hacking Team has...
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Thursday, March 12, 2015
ISC Report Exonerates GCHQ for Mass Surveillance Activities
The UK Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee's report provides a long-awaited official confirmation that the British government is engaging in mass surveillance of communications. Far from allaying the public's concerns, the ISC's report should trouble every single person who uses a...
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