Data Protection in Humanitarian Contexts

By Aaron Martin

Yesterday I participated in a side event on data protection in humanitarian action at the 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels. The context of the meeting is a planned update to the Handbook on Data Protection in Humanitarian Action, first published in 2017 by the... [Read More]
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Why Today's Aadhaar Judgement Matters for Data Justice

By Linnet Taylor

Today India’s supreme court issued a judgement on the constitutionality of Aadhaar, the world’s largest biometric database. Aadhaar is complicated, but here’s the gist: for nearly ten years, public welfare and administrative records have been feeding into a biometric database that had its roots in a private-sector company, Infosys. The... [Read More]
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