“At the intersection of tech and human rights, there’s been real progress,” says Lex Gill, Citizen Lab research fellow and legal researcher at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. “People are starting to realize that questions about gender, identity, and inclusion can’t be treated as side projects but need to be woven into the fabric of… Read more »
When the general public becomes increasingly aware of online surveillance attempts, how do they respond? Jon Penney, research fellow at Citizen Lab, looks into how individuals navigate this digital landscape and who is most likely to alter their behaviour.
What does it mean for technology to be increasingly reliant on biometrics? Do facial recognition practices make room for racial discrimination? With both private companies and states implementing biometric technologies, what human rights issues arise? These are some of the questions addressed in Leandro Ucciferri’s new post with Privacy International, “The Identity We Can’t Change”.
Cyber Stewards Network partner ICT Watch Indonesia was recently recognized at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) for their tireless work in championing online freedom of expression.
Cyber Stewards Network Partner Derechos Digitales has published a report in collaboration with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, titled “Who Has Your Back in Chile? First-Annual Report Seeks to Find Out Which Chilean ISPs Stand With Their Users.”
Former Google Policy Fellow Adrian Fong has published a paper titled “The Role of App Intermediaries in Protecting Data Privacy,” based on research that he had conducted, in part, at the Citizen Lab in summer 2016. The paper was published in the International Journal of Law and Technology.