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Open Rights Group Scotland exists to preserve and promote your rights in the digital age.


ORG Glasgow: Is digital surveillance creating a culture of self-censorship?

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER! NOW ON 17 FEB. Join us for a fascinating evening of talks and discussions that will explore how free we now are to research, explore and express ourselves in a world where more and more of what we clicked is being watched. Guest speakers: Nik Williams (Project Manager, Scottish PEN), David McMenemy (Lecturer in Information Science at the University of Strathclyde, and Deputy Director for Postgraduate Teaching) and Dr Lauren Smith (University of Edinburgh).


ORG Glasgow: The Great Hack film screening

The Great Hack uncovers the dark world of data exploitation through the compelling personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal. Our free screening of this groundbreaking Netflix documentary will be followed by a panel discussion.


ORG Glasgow: 2 Talks - Confronting the AdTech Leviathan and UK Digital Rights After Brexit

Join the Open Rights Group Campaigns Manager, Mike Morel, in a two part presentation & discussion. First - how the advertising technology industry (AdTech) abuses personal data. Second - we'll take a closer look at the digital facts we’ll face post-Brexit. Learn how new international agreements could affect digital privacy, mass surveillance and speech online.


ORG Edinburgh - Ask Me Anything with data protection expert Chris Pounder

This event will be run like a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA). Chris is knowledgeable across the data protection landscape from subject access rights to law enforcement processing and everything in between.