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Governing ID: A Framework for Evaluation of Digital Identity

Tags - Best Practices, Systems of Data Collection
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English

Centre for Internet and Society, 2020

The report presents a framework that provides a test, which can be used to evaluate the governance of Digital ID across jurisdictions, as well as determine whether a particular use of Digital ID is legitimate. Through three kinds of checks — Rule of Law tests, Rights based tests, and Risks based tests — this scheme is a ready guide for evaluation of Digital ID.

Surveillance Self-Defense Toolkit

Tags - Securing Personal Data
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English

EFF

A list of 21 step-by-step tutorials to help users install and use handy privacy and security tools. Surveillance Self-Defense encourages users to think about online privacy and security in a sophisticated way. It also contains more information to conduct a threat modeling assessment before moving on to the following install guides.

Country Legal Framework Resource

Tags - Legal Framework
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English

Global Network Initiative

The Country Legal Frameworks Resource (CLFR) is a detailed set of resources examining governments’ legal authorities to intercept communications, obtain access to communications data, or restrict the content of communications in more than 50 countries.

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Global Blog Posts

30 minutes /
Available in English, Portuguese, and Spanish (see links below) Since 2018, over sixty countries around the world have enacted or proposed new data protection laws, with those numbers steadily increasing each year. Data protection regulatory bodies and agencies are entrusted with massive responsibilities to enforce these newly passed laws across all sectors of society- often while significantly under-resourced with small...
ADAPT

ADAPT

20 minutes /
These two separate reports are part of a series funded through the ADAPT project that explore how data is used and abused by governments and non-state actors alike, and how users can better advocate for their privacy. Both reports are based on extensive research conducted by Seyram Avle, an Assistant Professor of Global Digital Media at the University of Massachusetts,...
Seyram Avle

Seyram Avle

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This report is the first of three reports funded through the ADAPT project that explore how data is used and abused by governments and non-state actors alike, and how users can better advocate for their privacy. The report, based on research conducted by Kuda Hove and Otto Saki over the past four months, analyzes the challenges, but also opportunities, for...
Kuda Hove and Otto Saki

Kuda Hove and Otto Saki