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smart borders

“Smart borders” and the making of a humanitarian crisis

13 Mar 2024
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“Smart borders” and the making of a humanitarian crisis
13 Mar 2024
“Smart borders” and the making of a humanitarian crisis
surveillance tech at the EU borders

Civil society joint statement: Europe’s (digital) borders must fall

4 Dec 2023

Civil society is calling for an end to the expansion of EURODAC, the EU database for the registration of asxylum-seekers. EURODAC is being transformed into an expansive, violent surveillance tool that will treat people seeking protection as crime suspects.

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Civil society joint statement: Europe’s (digital) borders must fall
4 Dec 2023
Civil society joint statement: Europe’s (digital) borders must fall
Image: AI's human rights impact

Open letter: Council of the E.U. risks failing human rights in the AI Act 

28 Nov 2023

Ahead of the next AI Act trilogue, the we urge the Council of the European Union to effectively regulate the use of AI systems by law enforcement, migration control and national security authorities throughout Europe.

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Open letter: Council of the E.U. risks failing human rights in the AI Act 
28 Nov 2023
Open letter: Council of the E.U. risks failing human rights in the AI Act 
Mapping the risks of emerging biometric and AI technology

Biometrics will create digital poorhouse, says study

19 Oct 2023
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Biometrics will create digital poorhouse, says study
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19 Oct 2023
Biometrics will create digital poorhouse, says study
AI Biometrics

No such thing as a “normal” body: new report explores how AI biometrics oppress people

16 Oct 2023

New report: “Bodily harms: mapping the risks of emerging biometric tech” explores AI biometric technology systems.

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No such thing as a “normal” body: new report explores how AI biometrics oppress people
16 Oct 2023
No such thing as a “normal” body: new report explores how AI biometrics oppress people
India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Bill

Why Kenyans should say no to biometrics for SIM card registry

30 Jun 2022

Your Kenya SIM card should not come with a demand for your personal biometrics.

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Why Kenyans should say no to biometrics for SIM card registry
30 Jun 2022
Why Kenyans should say no to biometrics for SIM card registry
Govern AI to help people

The EU AI Act: How to (truly) protect people on the move

12 May 2022

The EU AI Act is supposed to protect the rights of everyone impacted by AI systems. But it ignores the systems impacting people on the move. Here are three steps policymakers can take to fix that problem.

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The EU AI Act: How to (truly) protect people on the move
12 May 2022
The EU AI Act: How to (truly) protect people on the move
digital ID bill

Afghanistan forces digital-ethics reckoning

2 Sep 2021
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Afghanistan forces digital-ethics reckoning
2 Sep 2021
Afghanistan forces digital-ethics reckoning
#WhyID biometrics

#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail

25 Aug 2021

#WhyID: Access Now and civil society is calling on international actors to take immediate action to restrict and secure biometric data in Afghanistan.

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#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail
25 Aug 2021
#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail

Afghans scramble to delete digital history, evade biometrics

17 Aug 2021
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Afghans scramble to delete digital history, evade biometrics
17 Aug 2021
Afghans scramble to delete digital history, evade biometrics