It was extensively endorsed by civil society, however the reception from tech firms has been decidedly cold. Those on the forefront of combating climate change are heavily focused by infiltration and surveillance. We have initiated a project to provide extra digital safety help to environmental defenders, who stay underserved by way of technical and safety help.
Black (Digital) Lives Matter
In October 2019, we uncovered targeted digital attacks in opposition to two outstanding Moroccan human rights defenders utilizing NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware. We are also finishing up additional investigations of abuses linked to the corporate. We additionally give attention to the secretive surveillance tech industry, including campaigning to cease the export of tech which dangers being used to focus on human rights activists. Our global staff of technologists – together with in Tunis, Dakar and Nairobi – additionally present digital security training and one-on-one support to activists, as well as security audits for companion NGOs. Across the world, onerous received rights are being weakened and denied every single day.
DPF expertise has existed in various forms since the Nineteen Sixties. It’s been utilized in several university and authorities laboratories around the world for analysis within the area of plasma physics. The college students who’ve labored with us for their IWSP were of very excessive caliber.