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Data and Activism

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human rights defenders, activists and networks. Topics covered: Social Media, Travel&Events, Institutional Profiling (GDPR)"}" data-sheets-userformat="{"2":12672,"10":2,"11":0,"15":"arial, sans, sans-serif","16":9}">From visa applications to social media profiles, from attending a conference to meal choices on a flight, sharing a photo from a protest or simply walking past a CCTV camera – we are rendered into data which is quantified, cross-referenced and compiled to form profiles about us as individuals and social graphs about us as groups. Data and Activism is a Tactical Technology Collective applied research project examining the impact of data collection and profiling on human rights defenders, activists, and networks. Topics covered: Social Media, Travel&Events, Institutional Profiling (GDPR)

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Technical Tech
Tactical Tech

Tactical Tech is a Berlin-based organisation working at the intersection of technology, human rights, and civil liberties. We provide trainings, conduct research, and create cultural interventions that contribute to the wider socio-political debate around digital security, privacy, and the ethics of data.