2018

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    [PROJECT] We launched a platform called XYZ to investigate digital security and privacy from a gender perspective.

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    [PROJECT] In June 2018, the Internet of Things version of The Glass Room Experience was launched with a call to the public to host their own version of the privacy exhibit.

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    [RESEARCH] As part of the Our Data Our Selves project, the Data and Politics team launched The Influence Industry, a series of timed releases on the global business of how data is used in elections and campaigning.

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    [PROJECT] At the start of 2018, Tactical Tech launched Our Data Our Selves, an ongoing applied research project that examines the impact of data collection and profiling, on society and on the self.

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    [EVENT] To date, over 60 organisations have expressed an interest in hosting a Glass Room Experience. The growing list of destinations already includes Sweden, Columbia, Nigeria, Australia, the USA and Germany.

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    [MILESTONE] Tactical Tech's main Twitter account @info_activism received its 30,000th follower.


2017

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    [TOOLKIT] In November 2017, Tactical Tech launched the web app version of the popular Data Detox Kit.

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    [EVENT] The Glass Room London exhibition and event programme, curated by Tactical Tech and presented by Mozilla, was hosted in the heart of central London, and attracted close to 19,000 visitors. Find more information at theglassroom.org. 25 Oct. - 12 Nov. 2017

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    [BOOK] Efficiency and Madness was published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation, an essay about technofixes written by Tactical Tech's co-founders.

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    [VISUALISATION] A Data-Day in London was commissioned for The Glass Room London, a poster visualising the privacy terms and conditions of every day digital technologies and services.

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    [EVENT] The Data Investigation Camp took place in Montenegro, in partnership with Share Lab, to explore how data-driven investigative methods and approaches can be used to expose misconduct and abuses of power.
    20 - 24 July 2017

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    [GUIDE] Holistic Security - Trainers' Manual, a companion guide to Holistic Security, reflects on further learnings and best practices and is aimed at the community of faciliators and trainers working in digital security and well-being for human rights defenders

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    [GUIDE] Me and My Shadow launched a new Training Curriculum to support digital privacy champions, educators, awareness raisers and trainers in preparing workshops and public presentation plans.


2016

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    [EVENT] The Glass Room New York City, our pop-up intervention based on Nervous System's The White Room and in partnership with Mozilla, ran for three weeks with over 10,000 visitors. Nov. 29 - Dec. 18, 2016

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    [TOOLKIT] Launch of the first version of the Data Detox Kit alongside The Glass Room New York.

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    [GUIDE] Tactical Tech published Holistic Security - A Strategy Manual for Human Rights Defenders, which re-frames traditional security management practices by integrating self-care, well-being, digital security, and information security through a holistic approach.

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    [EVENT] Nervous Systems: Quantified Life and the Social Question, our exhibition in collaboration with the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), featuring an interactive installation by Tactical Tech called The White Room. March 11 - May 09, 2016

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    [RESEARCH] Initial selected findings from our 'Security in Context' project published, looking at digital security awareness, practices and trainings, in relation to human rights defenders.

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    [GUIDE] Decoding Data: New guide to working with data, featuring 38 case studies from 20 countries, offering 64 tool recommendations and 89 resources, and written by 11 people.


2015

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    [GUIDE] Me and my shadow relaunched with lots of new content.

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    [FILM] [GUIDE] Special on metadata, plus a series of new video sketches, launched on ExposingtheInvisible.org.

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    [TRAINING] New digital security game: Help ONO save Secure-a-lot and learn about safe and secure communications along the way!

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    [TOOL] New tool CertCheckMe helps you understand security warnings and evaluate the risks involved if you choose to override them.

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    [APPLIED RESEARCH] We've been investigating the data brokering industry as part of our Data Politics programme. Read more here.

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    [BOOK] Second print edition of Visualising Information for Advocacy launched. Watch the "Unpacking" video, The Arrival.


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2010

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    [FILMS] ONO Robot series ("Survival in the Digital Age") launched - five short animations on how to keep yourself safe and secure online.

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    [FLASH CARDS] Sets of Digital security slogan and flash cards, released, for distribution at large events and conferences.

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    Tactical Studios, our creative client-services agency, was launched in 2010. Tactical Studios works directly with campaigners, NGOs and other organisations to help them use information more effectively to communicate, raise awareness and push for social change.

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    [EVENT] Our Visualising Women`s Rights in the Arab World project kicked off in December with a workshop for 44 women's rights activists from Arabic-speaking countries.


2009

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    [TOOLKIT] Launch of Mobiles in-a-box: Tools and tactics for Mobile Advocacy, focused on mobile phones.

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    [GUIDE] Visualising Information for Advocacy launched (a booklet not to be confused with our 2013 book of the same name!)

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    [FILM] [TOOLKIT] Ten Tactics project launched with a short film, 10 Tactics for Turning Information into Action, and a set of info-activism cards.

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    [TOOLKIT] Security-in-a-Box: tools and tactics for your digital security launched in partnership with Frontline Defenders.

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    [EVENT] Our first Info-Activism Camp, held in Bangalore, brought together 130 advocates for seven days of hands-on training, collaboration and skillshares.


2008


2007

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    [EVENT] January: Asia Source II, held in Sukabumi, Indonesia with 130 people.


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2004

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    [EVENT] Africa Source, Okahandja, Namibia. Source camp with 60 participants from across Africa.


2003

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    [TOOLKIT SERIES] September - launch of theNGO-in-a-box project: a series of toolkits designed to meet the tech needs of non-profits.

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    [EVENT] Summer Source, September, Croatia - Our first Source Camp, with 80 people from 34 countries.

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    [GUIDE] In 2003, we published our Source Camp methodology - the basis for seven source camps held in Asia and Africa between 2003 - 2009.