Government responses to COVID-19 reinforce the need to ask — #WhyID?
29 Apr 2020 •
The ongoing global health crisis has demonstrated with painful clarity the risks posed by digital identity systems that centralize biometric data, health records, and other sensitive personal information. It is essential that governments, development agencies, funders, and all other stakeholders first ask the question #WhyID.
Poverty in the U.S.? Yes — and it’s a digital rights issue
16 Nov 2017 •
We’re asking the United Nations to examine barriers to internet access, invasion of privacy for welfare recipients, and the targeted surveillance of immigrant, poor, and minority communities.