Welcome to the November edition of Migration, Data and Digital Rights!
It’s been a busy month at ORG with nearly all of our efforts focused on raising awareness of the Government’s proposals to gut GDPR and the likely impact this will have on vulnerable and marginalised groups.
At the end of last month, we held an online event for migrants’ rights groups/ organisations chaired by Stephen Timms MP, Chair of the APPG on Immigration Law and Policy. The event sought to explain the benefits of GDPR and how the proposals outlined in the Government’s “Data: a new direction” consultation will undermine these as well as what Parliamentarians and migrants’ rights groups/ organisations can do to challenge the proposals.
We also met with Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister, Digital, Science and Technology, to advocate our concerns.
Stop Data Discrimination
Last month we launched our Stop Data Discrimination campaign in response to the “Data: a new direction” consultation proposals. Our campaign seeks to raise awareness of the
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