How the security-and-surveillance business in the heart of the EU, besides violating fundamental rights, uses exiles as a research lab, funded by European public funds.
We have talked a lot here in recent months about the…

In September 2019, dozens of human rights organizations launched Technopolice.fr, a participatory campaign to document the spread of so-called “Safe City” projects across France, and resist the proliferation of automated video-surveillance and predictive policing technologies.…

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Surveillance has invaded all the spaces in our lifes.
Our connected computers are rife with advertising trackers, our phones are pocket spying devices, street cameras are starting…

Although it claims to protect our liberties, the EU’s draft text on artificial intelligence (AI), presented by Margrethe Vestager, actually promotes the accelerated development of all aspects of AI, in particular for security purposes. Loaded…

Following the global security law and the separatism law, the government continues its generalized offensive aiming at silencing all political opposition. Last Wednesday, the three “public security” files (PASP, GIPASP and EASP) were largely extended…

Future and security.

Our rulers and their army of industrialists have been fixated on theses words. They claim to guide us, like prophets, towards this future that seems impossible to escape from. It’s for our common…

In a time where the police institution is being called into question, the multinational security companies are trying to redeem there image through publicity stunts: they would be stoping the usage of facial recognition because…

In August, we filed a complaint before the Conseil d’État (France’s highest administrative court) against provisions of the French code of criminal procedure which authorize the use of facial recognition to identify people registered in…

The Conseil d’État, the French administrative highest court, has just issued its decision on our case against surveillance drones deployed by the Parisian Police during the Covid lock-down. This decision is a major victory against…

The Observatoire des Libertés Numériques1The Observatoire des Libertés Numériques federates several French NGOs monitoring legislation impacting digital freedoms: Le CECIL, Creis-Terminal, Globenet, La Ligue des Droits de l’Homme (LDH), La Quadrature du Net (LQDN), Le…