Digital Privacy
Ola Bini on privacy, digital rights, and his fight for justice

Privacy rights’ activist and software developer Ola Bini talks about the Ecuadorian government’s case against him, the many human rights violations he has faced, and his struggle for justice. He also talks about the importance of digital human rights and privacy.

Israel's NSO group has confirmed that the Pegasus spyware has been sold to government agencies, Israeli court bans media from Pegasus spyware case trials

Israeli company NSO exports the Pegasus spyware, which has been used by governments across the world against opposition activists and journalists, including in India

Presiding judge in Ola Bini case recused after allegations of prejudice

Ola Bini’s defense team argued that the judge acted in a prejudiced manner let and allowed the prosecution to violate the course of the trial

A $5 Billion Fine Won’t Stop Facebook’s Exploitative Business Model

Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra may strengthen these trends.

Ola-Bini-interview_Peoples-Dispatch Ola Bini: My fight for justice will continue

Ola Bini joined Peoples Dispatch for an interview to talk about the case being made against him by the Ecuadorian government, and the 70 days he spent in prison without any charges or evidence being presented against him.

Facebook Libra Decoding Facebook’s Libra

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about Facebook’s latest venture, Libra, which is being pegged as a cryptocurrency

Ola Bini denied bail through video conference

The Ecuadorian legal system continues to violate Bini’s most fundamental human rights in what is a clear case of political persecution

Ola Bini at the hearing Ola Bini’s appeal against detention dismissed

By a margin of 2-1, a court rejected Ola Bini’s appeal despite the flimsiness of the prosecution’s arguments

Ola Bini “Privacy is absolutely necessary for humans to be free”

Free software developer and privacy activist Ola Bini, who is in prison in Ecuador, reflects on the responsibilities of privilege, his commitment to privacy and the risks poses by the rise of surveillance

Mark Zuckerberg Cambridge Analytica trial Facebook prepares for an FTC fine and bans personality quizzes over data scandal

In a press release, the company stated that it intends to set aside 6% of its assets for a fine it is expecting from the Federal Trade Council over the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal

The case against me will collapse into nothing: Ola Bini

In a note given to his parents who visited him at El Inca prison, Ecuador, software developer and activist Ola Bini said there was no substance to his case. He also condemned the war on knowledge being waged by the leaders of the world

Ola Bini’s arrest is a bid to criminalise privacy activism

Newsclick speaks to Y. Kiran Chandra, general secretary of the Free Software Movement of India and noted lawyer Renata Avila about the reasons behind the arrest of software developer and activist Ola Bini in Ecuador.

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