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About Matthew Rice

Matthew Rice is the Scotland Director of the Open Rights Group, formerly Advocacy Officer at Privacy International, and a member of the Don’t Spy On Us coalition. He tweets at @mattr3.

Articles by Matthew Rice

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Scotland’s democracy deserves better than broken electronic voting trials

Democratic processes need to be understood by more than a handful of advanced cryptographic experts.  

The UK's Investigatory Powers Bill report card: “Must try harder”

The British public will not accept a law that treats the Internet, the greatest modern innovation for cultural, economic and social development, as something that must be hacked, tracked, and mined.

Surveillance: Zakharov v Russia and what it means for the Investigatory Powers Bill

A recent judgment by the European Court of Human Rights carries important lessons for any government gearing up for a reform of its communications surveillance laws.

Critical masses, chilling effects, and coalitions

Intelligence sharing today is in essence a way for one agency to do the job that another can’t do because of the safeguards placed on it. Interview.  

We've come a long, long way together: building coalitions around the right to privacy

Our worldwide coalition against surveillance is expanding, reaching organisations across all continents and silos.

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