Digital rights
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

Ola Bini Letter to the President of Ecuador

Political prisoner Ola Bini, who was arrested on April 11 in Quito, Ecuador and put into preventative detention, writes a letter to Ecuadorean president Lenín Moreno from prison

Voices from across the world demand the release of Ola Bini

On April 16, a press conference was held in Quito, Ecuador about Ola Bini’s case with his parents and lawyer, in which they highlighted the procedural irregularities of the case and the violation of his human rights

Tech for democracy in the brave new digital world

If we can choke off the funds that can be spent on buying ads on digital platforms such as Google and Facebook, we would then have some amount of control on our elections

German antitrust body orders Facebook to stop expansive collection of data

The Bundeskartellamt noted that only two options for users are to either agree to the extensive and intrusive data collection, or not create an account with the social media giant. This kind of consent is not real consent, the body pointed out

“Israel completely controls Palestinian ICT sector, violates Palestinians’ digital rights”

A recent report by the 7amleh center chronicles the impact of Israel’s stranglehold over the ICT sector, which has affected Palestinians’ economic development, and led to massive surveillance of Palestinians

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