Category: Human rights
FT covers “Cameras Everywhere”
The FT’s Business Life Editor, Ravi Mattu (diclosure: Ravi’s an old friend) covered Cameras Everywhere in his FT column last Thursday (it’s paywalled, unfortunately): When the Egyptian government shut down the internet during the protests in Tahrir Square, it was seen as a form of repression. Should access to technology now be seen in the same way as access to, say,…
Cameras Everywhere – even in the FT…
Cameras Everywhere noted by my good friend Ravi Mattu in his latest FT column: When the Egyptian government shut down the internet during the protests in Tahrir Square, it was seen as a form of repression. Should access to technology now be seen in the same way as access to, say, clean water? And does this mean that…
My talk at ‘The Power of Information’ conference last week
I’ve posted my slides and talk from last week’s conference at King’s Place, London on the Power of Information. It’s a talk largely aimed at donor organisations and philanthropists, but it’s got some relevance to NGOs and activists they fund too. Go take a look.
Thoughts on the Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property Rights
I’m not a specialist in intellectual property, but I have had to gen up on IP rights in the digital domain over the last few years as part of my work first at Panos London, and then on the WITNESS Hub. Watching the creeping impact of IP restrictions and protections on human rights – principally…
Interview on BBC Outriders
The BBC’s Jamillah Knowles interviewed me about the WITNESS Cameras Everywhere report for this week’s edition of Outriders, on BBC Radio 5 Live. You can listen on BBC iPlayer (from 2h18), or download the podcast (from 14 mins).