News from Tactical Tech
[new report] data and democracy in the digital age
A report to examine the increasingly prominent role of personal data in political campaigning and highlight the inadequacy of current regulatory safeguards.
[new release] what's up with whatsapp
An investigation into the widespread use of WhatsApp in political campaigning in the Global South.
[new release] mexico's changing democracy: how will data influence this sunday's vote?
A report on how data is influencing political processes in Mexico.
[new release] personal data and political influence in malaysia
A report on how data is influencing political processes in Malaysia.
[new release] personal data and political influence in italy
The first in a series of country specific studies looking into how data is used in political processes.
[new release] smart tv: your viewing habits as political assets
The next in a series of investigations into the methods used to collect data for use in elections.
[new platform] xyz
We’re very happy to announce the launch of our new platform where you'll find a space for critical debate around gender and technology, including an Online Harassment Overview, released for the first time.
[call for applications] the glass room experience iot
We're launching the brand new Glass Room Experience edition, exploring data, privacy and smart devices in your home. And we want you to get involved.
[new release] how your data is acquired, analysed and used to influence you in political campaigns
Why we need to understand the tools and techniques of the political data industry.
[new release] last-minute gdpr checklist for civil society organisations
Here is a list of practical steps and things to avoid when preparing your organisation for GDPR.
[new release] a data-day poster
We've updated our Data-Day poster in time for GDPR so you can see some of the data you give away when you click I Agree
[new translation] data detox kit in spanish
This year there will be exciting updates, translations and new features added to the Data Detox Kit.
Annual report 2017
Take a look at what we got up to in 2017.
[article] will you be attending? how event apps collect your data
What privacy factors should you take into account when organising or attending an event?
[new release] facebook guides
We've published two guides covering how to increase your privacy on Facebook and how to leave it altogether.
[opinion] cambridge analytica scandal
Users should not have to leave social networks to protect themselves: an opinion piece by Tactical Tech on Euronews.
[article] the new disruptors
A glimpse at the data and practices touted by political campaigns and strategists suggests a new political modus operandi.
[new release] efficiency and madness
An essay exploring the concept of technofixes - the use of data and technology to solve social, environmental and political problems.
Berlin pop-up event series
What are our ‘smart’ devices learning from us? The first in a series of events hosted by Tactical Tech.
The glass room experience touring in 2018
In 2018, our pop-up privacy exhibition will be touring the world. Get in touch to host your own.