A democratic society will always involve some kind of negotiation between the interests of individual privacy and the need to protect people’s safety. Digital Rights Watch strives to participate in public debates about the nature of privacy using a human rights lens.
Digital Rights Watch has joined global calls for the UN Human Rights Council to adopt by consensus a resolution aimed at strengthening protections for freedom of expression, the right to privacy, and other human rights online.
The Federal Election is coming up fast, and here at Digital Rights Watch we wanted to delve into where each of the major political parties stand on key issues relating to digital rights. Check out our Election Scorecard.
Part CryptoParty, part symposium, Only Truth is a series of talks and practical guides that will equip the average internet user with information and open source tools to protect their communication, privacy, and security.
‘Lawfulness’ is routinely referred to by state agencies as the benchmark for appropriate surveillance. But how might the law, intended as a safeguard, actually be used to undermine a democratic system of checks and balances? This panel explores how laws protect the privacy of Australians against mass surveillance.
Digital Rights Watch signed on to the following open statement: “We the undersigned, including legal and human rights organisations, academics, and policymakers condemn the reactions of the governments of Sweden …