On Lawfare: A Proposed Response to the Commercial Surveillance Emergency

My colleagues and I have published a short piece on the surveillance industry and reforms going forward over on the Lawfare blog: The body of Jamal Khashoggi has yet to be found, and the case of his murder is littered with unanswered questions. There are a number of certainties about the gruesome crime, however, backedContinue reading “On Lawfare: A Proposed Response to the Commercial Surveillance Emergency”

UN report on the surveillance industry

Special Rapporteur David Kaye has now published his report on the surveillance industry, available here. For those interested in learning more about this area, you may find the submissions–now available online here–particularly interesting to review with the report itself. Along with my colleagues, I’ve drafted some thoughts on the report here.

Rambling* in Los Nevados National Natural Park & to the Peak of Nevado Del Tolima (Colombia)

*”Rambling” isn’t quite the right word here. Think, rather, an ascent equivalent to or worse than a marathon due to altitude. One of the most beautiful and exciting multi-day walks of my life, and by far the hardest. Pounding headaches, seemingly constant dehydration, and utter exhaustion. It was worth each step. Changing flora, breathtaking views,Continue reading “Rambling* in Los Nevados National Natural Park & to the Peak of Nevado Del Tolima (Colombia)”

Submission to Special Rapporteur David Kaye

Over at Citizen Lab, we recently made a submission to Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression. From Citizen Lab’s website: Citizen Lab has penned a submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Mr. DavidContinue reading “Submission to Special Rapporteur David Kaye”