ORG Press Coverage

Please add links to stories in reverse chronological order. Links should be in the form date publication, name of news source, title of the article, author, one line synopsis of what it's about, and whether or not anyone from ORG was actually quoted or whether we were just mentioned.

2015

August

2015-08-06 – BoingBoing - UK govt wants your opinion on sending file-sharers to jail for 10 years
Author: Cory Doctorow
Summary: Quotes Jim Killock on the consultation on raising maximum jail sentence for copyright infringement
2015-08-06 – Advanced Television - ORG questions 10 year online piracy sentence proposal
Author: Colin Mann
Summary: Quotes ORG's response to the consultation on raising maximum jail sentence for copyright infringement
2015-08-02 – Torrent Freak - Anti-Web Blocking Site More Popular in the UK than Spotify & Skype
Author: Andy
Summary: Quotes Jim Killock on why Cameron's plan to ban porn for minors won't work

July

2015-07-31 – BBC News - Rise of facial recognition queried by US agency
Author:
Summary: Quotes Jim Killock on the implications for privacy of the rise of facial recognition
2015-07-31 – IBTimes - David Cameron's internet porn shut down could lead to 'national firewall' akin to China
Author: Anthony Cuthbertson
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on what how a ban on porn websites could mean the creation of a national firewall.
2015-07-31 – The Inquirer - David Cameron wants to block non-age verifiying porn sites
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on whether a ban on porn websites s a realistic goal
2015-07-31 – Tech Week Europe - How we’re fighting back against the UK surveillance state—and winning
Author: Glyn Moody
Summary: ORG's press release on David Cameron's announcement on a possible ban on porn websites
2015-07- 22 – The Guardian - Police Scotland pushes for centralised CCTV network
Author: Severin Carrell
Summary: Pol Clementsmith quoted on the state of CCTV in Scotland
2015-07-22 – BBC News - CCTV use in Scotland 'may breach privacy laws'
Author:
Summary: Pol Clementsmith quoted on the state of CCTV in Scotland
2015-07- 21 – Whir - UK High Court Rules Digital Surveillance Under DRIPA Unlawful
Author: David Hamilton
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the impact of the judgement declaring DRIPA unlawful
2015-07-06 – Vice - British Taxpayers Are Funding the UK's Mass Surveillance Program
Author: Lauren Razavi
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the cost of mass surveillance in the UK and how the money could be spent otherwise
2015-07-02 – Bloomberg - U.K. Politician Theresa May voted “Internet villain of the year”
Author: Amy Thomson
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the Snoopers' Charter
2015-07-10 – Inquisitr - Orwellian move? WhatsApp may be banned in UK under new “Snoopers' Charter' law]
Author: Anne Sewell
Summary: Open Rights Group quoted on the Snoopers' Charter
2015-07-04 - The Scotsman - Scottish civil rights body to set up
Author: Scott Macnab
Summary: launch of ORG Scotland
2015-07-01 – LibDemVoice - Willie Rennie and Greens’ Patrick Harvie support launch of Open Rights Group Scotland
Author: Caron Lindsay
Summary: Article covering the launch of Open Rights Group Scotland

June

2015-06-29 – The Courier - Calls for Scotland to lead the way with ‘digital Magna Carta’
Author: David Martin
Summary: Pol Clementsmith, Scotland Officer for Open Rights Group, calls for a “digital Magna Carta”
2015-06-29 – V3 - European net neutrality under threat, warn rights groups
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Open Rights Group encourage citizens to contact their MEP to protect net neutrality
2015-06-29 – Business Insider - David Cameron is going to try and ban encryption in Britain
Author: Rob Price
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the dangerousness of Prime Minister's possible plan to ban encryption
2015-06-17 – Express - What are they hiding? Government accused of 'shady practice' over rule that deletes emails
Author: Tom Batchelor
Summary: Pam Cowburn quoted on the automatic deletion of emails in government departments
2015-06-15 – The Guardian - The Internet is the answer to all the questions of our time
Author: Cory Doctorow
Summary: Doctorow cites ORG as an example of NGOs that have won battle for freedom on the Internet
2015-06-15 – The Telegraph - How we all became obsessed with online privacy
Author: Jamie Bartlett
Summary: ORG cited as one of the NGO defending privacy on the Internet
2015-06-15 – Open Democracy - Who is the subject of Digital rights?
Author: Engin Isin & Evelyn Ruppert
Summary: ORG cited as one of the NGO dedicated to defending digital rights
2015-06-11 – Huffington Post - Anderson Review: It is time for a clean slate
Author: Pam Cowburn
Summary: Pam Cowburn's column on the Anderson Review
2015-06- 11 – The Register - Indie review of UK surveillance laws : As you were, GCHQ
Author: Alexander J. Martin
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the Anderson report
2015-06-11 – Huffington Post UK - 'Snoopers' Charter' Campaigners Claim Victory After Surveillance Report Says Existing Powers Are Enough
Author: Jack Sommers
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the Anderson report
2015-06-05 – The Guardian - 'Baby Yoga' video on Facebook sparks debate on Internet censorship
Author: Robert Booth & Matthew Weaver
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on internet censorship
2015-06-04 - Wired UK - MPs say UK surveillance laws breach human rights
Author: Michael Rundle
Summary: covers Davis/Watson case, quotes Jim Killock
2015-06-02 - Guardian - Secret report urges treaty forcing US web firms' cooperation in data sharing
Author: Alan Travis
Summary: Jim Killock quoted

May

2015-05-27 - Wired UK - Snooper's charter gets even more powers in Queen's speech
Author: James Temperton
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-05-27 – The Guardian - Security services' powers to be extended in wide-ranging surveillance bill
Author: Alan Travis
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the wide rqnge of the new Investigatory Powers Bill
2015-05-27 – BBC News - Queen's Speech: New monitoring powers 'to tackle terrorism'
Author:
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the Snoopers' Charter
2015-05-27 – The Inquirer - UK government outlines plans for supercharged surveillance powers
Author: Carly Page
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the Snoopers' Charter
2015-05-26 – The Guardian - If one thing gives me hope for the future, it’s the cause of ​internet freedom
Author: Cory Doctorow
Summary: ORG cited as an example of NGO working for freedom on the internet
2015-05-22 – Ars Technica - How we’re fighting back against the UK surveillance state—and winning
Author: Glyn Moody
Summary: Mentions ORG challenging GHCQ participation in PRISM programme
2015-05-18 – Tech City News - Chair of Tech City UK to Lead on Hacking and Cybersecurity
Author: Kirsty Styles
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on the Snoopers' Charter
2015-05-09 – The Guardian - Theresa May to revive her 'snooper's charter' now Lib Dem brakes are off
”'Author'”: Damien Gayle
”'Summary'”: Jim Killock quoted on why he thinks the return of the snooper's charter is a bad thing
2015-05-08 – ITPro - Tories suffer privacy backlash over resurrected Snoopers' Charter
”'Author'”: Joe Curtis
”'Summary'”: Jim Killock quoted on the hope that Snoopers' charter won't pass the House of Commons
2015-05-06 – The Guardian (podcast) - Tech Weekly podcast: election special
”'Author'”: Aleks Krotoski, Simon Barnard
”'Summary'”: Jim Killock joined the tech weekly podcast for the election special

April

2015-04-30 - Ars Technica - The Ars Technica guide to digital policy in the UK’s 2015 general election
Author: Glyn Moody
Summary:
2015-04-23 - OpenDemocracy - In new gods do we trust?
Author: Rosemary Bechler, Guy Aitchison
Summary: Jim Killock interviewed
2015-04-22 - Guardian - Right to privacy 'could be meaningless in 10 years under Tory and Labour plans'
Author: Damien Gayle
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-04-16 - Silicon Republic - More transparency and targeting needed in digital surveillance
Author: Claire O'Connell
2015-04-13 - V3.co.uk - European rights groups make net neutrality push
Author: Dave Neal
2015-04-10 - The Scotsman - Lib Dems ‘will protect your digital rights’
Author: Scott McNab
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-04-09 - Irish Times - Privacy has become a human rights issue for the digital age
Author: Karlin Lillington
Summary: Elizabeth Knight quoted
2014-04-09 - The Register - EU Commish mulls new bloc-wide rule on web content takedowns
Author: Jennifer Baker

March

2015-03-20 - Wired UK - A simple guide to GCHQ's hacking powers
Author: James Temperton
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-03-18 - Independent - If I were Prime Minister: I would grant Edward Snowden asylum
Summary: Opinion piece by Jim Killock
2015-03-16 - Wired UK - Minimal oversight of GCHQ hacking is 'a major scandal'
Author: James Temperton
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-03-12 - Politics Home - Privacy groups hit out at 'clueless' MPs over surveillance report
Author: Josh May
Summary: Jill Kinnock Jim Killock quoted

February

2015-02-26 - Guardian - Should Britain introduce electronic voting?
Author: Alex Hern
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-02-25 - Guardian - Scottish plans for central identity database spark privacy criticism
Author: Severin Carrell
Summary:

January

2015-01-27 - BBC News - 'Snoopers' charter' revival on hold as redraft demanded
Author: Kevin Rawlinson
Summary:
2015-01-26 - Wired UK - Lords plot 'ill-judged' revival of snooper's charter
Author: James Temperton
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-01-26 - Vice - The Cut-and-Paste Attempt to Sneak Surveillance Powers into UK Law
Author: Nicole Kobie
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-01-24 - Observer - Internet filters block websites of sex abuse charities
Author: Tracy McVeigh
Summary: Pam Cowburn quoted
2015-01-23 - BBC News - Net firms condemn revival of 'snoopers' charter'
Summary: ORG quoted
2015-01-23 - GigaOM - UK terror law amendments would bring back “Snooper’s Charter”
Author: David Meyer
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-01-22 - Guardian - ‘Snooper’s charter’: four Lords in bid to pass changed version before election
Author: Patrick Wintour
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-01-22 - Independent - Freedom of speech campaigners claim automatic porn blocking 'censorship by default'
Summary: Pam Cowburn quoted
2015-01-14 - Digital Spy - Open Rights Group respond to David Cameron's 'ill-thought' encryption plans
Author: Tom Eames
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2015-01-13 - Guardian - David Cameron in 'cloud cuckoo land' over encrypted messaging apps ban
Author: Samuel Gibbs and Alex Hern
Summary: Jim Killock quoted

2014

November

2014-11-25 - BuzzFeed - Privacy Groups Say David Cameron Wants To Make Social Networks An “Arm Of The Surveillance State”
Author: Siraj Datoo
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2014-11-25 - Wired UK - GCHQ has more data than it can handle -- but UK gov 'needs more'
Author: James Temperton
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2014-11-14 - BBC - Downing Street presses ISPs over 'jihad reporting' button
Author: Dave Lee
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2014-11-14 - Guardian - ISPs criticised over deal to filter extremist material online
Author: Alex Hern
Summary: Jim Killock quoted

October

2014-10-21 – Computer Weekly [1]
Author: Peter Ray Allison
Summary: Why electronic voting is unlikely in 2015, quoting Jim Killock
2014-10-20 – The Guardian [2]
Author: Julia Powles
Summary: Article about Cartier case, mentions ORG's intervention
2014-10-20 – Bloomberg Luxury Brands, VirnetX, Led Zep: Intellectual Property
Author: Carla Main
Summary: Article about Cartier case, which quotes David Allen Green.
2014-10-20 – The Guardian Internet service providers must help crack down on fake goods, high court rules
Author: Julia Powles
Summary: Article about Cartier case, which refers to ORG's 'successful intervention'.
2014-10-07 – Russia Today UK crime agency seeks total access to citizens' emails, social media content
Author: Russia Today
Summary: Article about National Crime Agency boss calling for public support for surveillance with a quote from Jim Killock.
2014-10-07 - The Inquirer NCA boss claims the British public should support more surveillance
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Article about National Crime Agency boss calling for public support for surveillance with a quote from Jim Killock.
2014-10-02 - The Inquirer The UK legalises pithy parodies, CD copying, book backups and DVD duplicating
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Article about the new legislation allowing for the private copying of media with a quote from Jim Killock.

September

2014-09-26 - The Daily Mail Google denies removing then reinstating MailOnline story about murderous paedophile under controversial 'right to be forgotten' ruling
Author: Thomas Burrows and Steph Cockroft
Summary: Article discussing the removal of a Daily Mail article link by Google's 'right to be forgotten' with a quote from Jim Killock
2014-09-25 - The Guardian Cartier launches legal attempt to block websites selling counterfeit goods
Author: Owen Bowcott
Summary: Article discussing ORG's legal intervention in the trade mark case, with a quote from our Legal Director Elizabeth Knight and lawyer and journalist working for us Davin Allen Green
2014-09-25 - The Drum Cartier in legal bid to block trademark infringing websites
Author: James Doleman
Summary: Article discussing ORG's legal intervention in Cartier's trade mark case
2014-09-25 - Commerce Tuned Luxury Brand Cartier Seeks New Legal Precedent on Websites Infringing Trademarks
Author:N/A
Summary: Article discussing ORG's legal intervention in Cartier's trade mark case
2014-09-22 - BBC Discovering the limits of surveillance
Author: Brian Wheeler
Summary: Article covering the Labour conference debate in Manchester organised by our Don't Spy on Us campaign
2014-09-21 - VPN Compare ORG Manchester surveillance debate 21-Sep-14 report
Author: Christopher Seward
Summary: Article covering the Labour conference debate in Manchester organised by our Don't Spy on Us campaign
2014-09-19 - The Inquirer Open Rights Group wants EE to open the book on its recent content lock-alypse
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Article talking about ORG's reaction to EE's filtering mishap.

August

2014-08-14 - PC Advisor DRIP: What you need to know about the Government's controversial surveillance bill
Author: Martyn Casserly
Summary: A look at the effects of DRIP, with a quote from Jim Killock
2014-08-07 - Computer World UK Proxy server operator arrested by British copyright police
Author: Loek Essers
Summary: Story on the arrest of a man running a proxy server which gives access to websites hosting copyrighted material, with a quote form Jim Killock.
2014-08-06 - Torrent Freak Police Arrest Operator of Torrent Site Proxies
Author: Ernesto
Summary: Story on the arrest of a man running a proxy server which gives access to websites hosting copyrighted material, with a quote form Jim Killock.
2014-08-04 - Wales Online Does Wales need a new Welsh language anguage broadcaster?
Author:David Williamson
Summary: Jim Killock comments on the development of a new Welsh language broadcaster
2014-08-01 - The Drum 'Right to parody' campaigners win battle after nine-year effort to modernise copyright law
Author: Angela Haggerty
Summary: Article talking about the new copyright exception for parody and private copying, as a victory for ORG

July

2014-07-31 - Hexus - Media format shifting legalised in the UK, but don't touch the DRM
Author: Mark Tyson
Summary:Article discussing the copyright exceptions for private copies with a quote from Jim Killock.
2014-07-31 - V3 - [http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2358074/the-uk-legalises-cd-ripping-in-some-circumstances

The UK legalises CD ripping, in some circumstances]

Author:Dave Neal
Summary: Article discussing the copyright exceptions for private copies with a quote from Jim Killock.
2014-07-30 - Gigaom - The “right to be forgotten” can’t work on the internet, UK Lords argue
Author: David Meyer:
Summary: Article discussing House of Lords committee disapproving of 'right to be forgotten' ruling
2014-07-24 - RT - DRIP displays British ‘intelligence’ in dealing with the world
Author:Bryan MacDonald
Summary: Article discussing UK data retention bill, with a reference to ORG's legal challenge to block it from implementation
2014-07-23 - IB Times [http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/campaign-by-department-dirty-mocks-uk-governments-ineffective-porn-filters-1458007

Campaign by Department Of Dirty Mocks the UK Government's Ineffective Porn Filters]

Author: Anthony Cuthbertson
Summary: Article discussing ORG's Department of Dirty satirical government website
2014-07-23 - Wired Department of Dirty ridicules Cameron's porn filters
Author:Olivia Solon
Summary: Article about the Department of Dirty launched by ORG
2013-07-23 - The Inquirer - Majority of UK web users haven't turned on ISP's internet porn filters
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Discussion of Ofcom's report on consumer rejection of internet filters and mention of ORG's Department of Dirty with a quote from Jim Killock
2014-07-23 - PC Pro How to report website overblocking and miscategorisation to ISPs
Author:Nicole Kobie
Summary: Article discussing the Ofcom report indicating the rejection of network level filters by consumers. Mention of ORG's blocked project
2014-07-23 - Yahoo! News UK & Ireland Campaign by Department Of Dirty Mocks the UK Government's Ineffective Porn Filters
Author: Anthony Cuthbertson
Summary: Article on ORG's Department of Dirty parody site, with a quote by Jim Killock
2014-07-19 - Tech Radar The Music Copyright Act: why can't we legally copy CDs yet?
Author: Stuart Houghton
Summary: Article discussing the delay of copyright exceptions, with quotes from Jim Killock
2014-07-18 - RT ‘Right to privacy breached’: Rights group vows to take UK govt to court over DRIP law
Author: N/A
Summary: Reference to the DRIP bill and ORG's efforts to launch a legal challenge against it
2014-07-18 - BoingBoing - Open Rights Group wants to sue UK government over #DRIP, needs your help
Author:Cory Doctorow
Summary: Reference to the DRIP bill and ORG's efforts to launch a legal challenge against it
2014-07-18 - The Guardian - Open Rights Group attempts to block Drip legislation in court
Author:Samuel Gibbs
Summary: Story on ORG's legal case to prevent DRIP from being implemented with a quote from Jim Killock
2014-07-16 - The Guardian - Anki robotics founder Boris Sofman on why it's a small leap from zippy toys to self-drive cars – podcast
Author: Aleks Krotoski
Summary: Radio show hosting Jim Killock to discuss the dangers of rushing important legislation on data retention.
2014-07-16 - Politics.co.uk Surveillance bill passes but campaigners eye legal challenge
Author: Ian Dunt
Summary: Summary of the political implications and various amendments to DRIP, direct mention of the Open Rights Group.
2014-07-13 - The Guardian Unprecedented new powers in surveillance bill, campaigners warn
Author: Alan Travis and James Ball
Summary: Assessment of the DRIP bill and its impact on society, mention of Open Rights Group among with other groups.
2014-07-12 - STV - Scottish charity staff providing vital youth services have hit out at "big brother" web filters that are blocking access to their websites
Summary: coverage of results revealed by blocked.org.uk
2014-07-10 - ITV - Rights Group: Blanket surveillance needs to end
Author: Unknown
Summary: Short write up on an ITV segment with a quote from Jim Kilock
2014-07-10 - The Guardian Emergency surveillance legislation is stitch-up, campaigners say
Author: Rowena Mason
Summary:Write up of how the surveillance policy is being rushed through with quotes from Jim Kilock.
2014-07-10 - Out-Law.com UK government faces potential legal action if data retention practices are not ended
Author: Unknown
Summary: The legal affects and repercussions of governments plans to push through surveillance legislation in contradiction to the ECJs ruling, with a quote from Elizabeth Knight
2014-07-10 - The Telegraph Emergency laws to monitor phone and internet records 'to stop terrorists'
Author: Matthew Holehouse
Summary: Article on the passing of the emergency law with a quote from Jim Kilock and explicit mention of the Open Rights group
2014-07-08 - Tech Times Google digs up can of worms by obeying 'right to be forgotten' order in Europe
Author: Joseph Mayton
Summary: Article on Google's decision to allow individuals to request articles to be removed from Google searches with a direct quote from Jim Kilock
2014-07-08 - The Huffington Post Are UK 'Porn Filters' Censoring Critics of the War on Drugs?
Author: Sam Tracy
Summary: An article about the Open Rights Group Blocked.org website and the authors test on pro and anti drug policy websites.
2014-07-07 - PC Pro Why the government wants new laws on phone data
Author:Nicole Kobie
Summary: A brief explanation of the reasons behind wanting to retain data, with a quote from Jim Kilock
2014-07-04 - The Independent Parents are feeling forced to have the ‘birds and bees’ conversation with their children at a younger age than ever
Author:Leslie Haddon
Summary: Feature piece on the effects of adult filters on the dialogue between children and their parents. Results gathered by ORG's blocked project cited at the start of article.
2014-07-03 - The Independent Right to be forgotten: Google accused of deliberately misinterpreting court decision to stoke public anger
Author: Jonathan Owen
Summary: quote by Jim Killock over the implementation of 'the right to be forgotten' by Google.
2014-07-03 - RT Overzealous UK porn filters block 20% of all websites
Author: Not available
Summary: Article discussing the effects of adult filters blocking 20% of all websites.
2014-07-02 - The Enquirer Open Rights Group finds that one in five websites is blocked by an ISP filter
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Article discussing the effects of adult filters blocking 20% of all websites. With quotes from Jim Killock
2014-07-02 - IT Pro UK ISPs block 1/5 websites on child protection grounds
Author: Alex Hamilton
Summary: Article discussing the effects of adult filters blocking 20% of all websites. With quotes from Jim Killock
2014-07-02 - Expert Reviews Porn-sniffing ISPs block 20% of ALL websites
Author:James Temperton
Summary:Article discussing the effects of adult filters blocking 20% of all websites. With quotes from Jim Killock
2014-07-02 - The Independent One in five sites blocked by the UK's over-zealous 'pornography filters'
Author:James Vincent
Summary: The Independent's take on the Blocked.org webpage discussing the idea that the webpage only tests the most rigorous settings. With quotes from Pam Cowburn.
2014-07-02 - Wired A fifth of all websites blocked by web filters
Author: Olivia Solon
Summary: An article on what is being banned, specifically mentioning post-pregnancy sites.
2014-07-02 - The Guardian Internet filters blocking one in five most-popular websites
Author: Juliette Garside
Summary: An article on the Blocked.org.uk website and the news that one in five websites are blocked. With a quote from Jim Killock.
2014-07-02 - Telegraph - Almost one in five websites blocked by filters
Author': Rhiannon Williams
Summary: blocked.org.uk relaunch, Jim Killock quoted

June

2014-06-24 - Out-Law - UK government faces potential legal action if data retention practices are not ended
Author: N/A
Summary: Article about the potential legal action the government faces from the Open Rights Group if they do not change data retention practices.
2014-06-19 - The Inquirer - Bskyb: Copyright reform for digital services would 'do more harm than good'
Author:Carly Page
Summary: Mention of Open Rights Group action to reform copyright regulations.
2014-06-12 - Bloomberg - Managing Your Digital Past
Summary: Interview with Jim Killock on the public's right to "be forgotten" online.
2014-06-07 - The Guardian - Jimmy Wales: UK needs US-style first amendment to protect whistleblowers
Summary: The Guardians article on Jimmy Wale's idea's on a first amendment right in the UK.
2014-06-07 - Damien Gayle - Rusbridger hits back at critics of Guardian’s surveillance scoops 
Summary: Rushbridger's thoughts on the circumstances around the Snowden leaks and his speech at the Don't Spy on Us day of action.
2014-06-07 - The Herald - Stephen Fry blasts mass surveillance by spy agencies 
Summary: The Herald's write up on Fry's video.
2014-06-07 - The Huffington Post - Stephen Fry Calls For End To Mass Surveillance At #DontSpyOnUs Event To Mark Snowden Anniversary
Summary: The Huffington Post's write up on the message by Stephen Fry.
2014-06-07 - Channel 4 - Don't spy on us! Stephen Fry's plea to governments
Summary: Channel 4 displays the recorded message from Stephen Fry on there site.
2014-06-07 - The Independent - Stephen Fry: Mass surveillance by government spy agencies is 'squalid and rancid'
Summary: Another article on Stephen Fry's stance and message on government surveillance
2014-06-07 - The Times - Fry condemns government’s “rancid” surveillance
Summary: Article on Stephen Fry's message to the 'Don't Spy on Us' day of action.
2014-06-06 - Cnet - Government spies work in Vodafone exchanges, network admits
Summary: Report on Spy network within Vodafone network, with quote from Jim Killock.
2014-06-04 - The Guardian - Life sentences for serious cyberattacks are proposed in Queen's speech
Summary: Jim Killock commenting on proposed bill to introduce life penalty for serious cyber crimes.
2014-06-04 - Tech Radar - The Queen wants to throw serious cyber attackers in the dungeon for life
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock comment from Guardian above interview.
2014-06-02 - Russia Today - ‘NSA has just granted themselves another huge power’
Summary: Interview with Jim Killock about the impacts of mass surveillance on privacy.

May

2014-05-31 - Blue and Green tomorrow - ‘NSA has just granted themselves another huge power’
'Summary: Jim Killock interview on Google's right to be forgotten.
2014-05-22 - Wired - These five MEP candidates care about your digital rights
Summary: ORG given input on 5 MEP candidates with digital rights concerns
2014-05-14 - Guardian - Privacy groups demand rethink over HMRC plan to sell tax data
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2014-05-14 - The Daily Mail - The Edward Snowden guide to encryption: Fugitive’s 12-minute homemade video ahead of leaks explaining how to avoid NSA from tracking emails
Summary: Javier Ruiz speaks about the need to encrypt emails.
2014-05-13 - Al Jazeera - Google loses 'right to be forgotten' case
Summary: Quotes by policy director Javier Ruiz
2014-05-13 - Google must delete your data if you ask, EU rules
Summary:Quote by Javier Ruiz
2014-05-13 - What is the 'right to be forgotten'?
Summary:Quote by Javier Ruiz
2014-05-02 - PC Pro - Yahoo backtracks on Do Not Track
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock on Yahoo backtracking from DNT
2014-05-01 - International Business Times - Google U-turn on Email Scans Spreads Beyond Student Inboxes
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock on Google's new policy to halt scanning student's emails.

April

2014-04-29 - The Guardian - US court forces Microsoft to hand over personal data from Irish server
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock commenting on US court ruling, forcing companies to hand over customer information held in overseas servers.
2014-04-29 - Value Walk - Court In US forces Microsoft to hand over data from its foreign server
Summary:Quote by Jim Killock commenting on US court ruling, forcing companies to hand over customer information held in overseas servers.
2-14-05-28 - PC Pro - Anger as TalkTalk porn filter blocks women’s rights website
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock
2014-04-25 - Tech Week Europe - Controversial FCC Proposals Could “End Net Neutrality” In The US
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock
2014-04-16 - Evening Times - We face barriers to free information access
Summary: Mention on ORG Scotland
2014-04-15 - International Business Times - UK Data Collection Continues Despite Contravening Fundamental Rights to Privacy
Summary: Article discussing ORG's response to Data Retention Directive invalidation
2014-04-15 - The Guardian - Gmail does scan all emails, new Google terms clarify
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock on Google's new terms of service
2014-04-11 - The Inquirer - Open Rights Group presses UK ISPs on Data Retention Directive
Summary: Story on ORG's action on the Data Retention Directive
2014-04-09 - Appearance by ORG's Executive Director on Dutch programme
Summary: Jim Killock appearing on Dutch programme, Nieuwsuur, talking about the legal case against the UK government on mass surveillance (Privacy not Prism) available at 5:04 minutes
2014-04-08 - PC World - EU data retention rules violate privacy rights and are invalid, EU court rules
Author: Loek Essers
Summary:Quote by Jim Killock on European Court of Justice ruling against Data Retention directive
2014-04-08 - The Inquirer - European Council of Justice rules data retention directive is invalid
Author:Dave Neal
Summary:Quote by Jim Killock on European Court of Justice ruling against Data Retention directive
2014-04-08 - International Business Times - EU Court Rules Against Data Retention Directive
Author: Anthony Cuthberston
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock on European Court of Justice ruling against Data Retention directive
2014-04-06 - Value Walk - Netflix, Inc., Google Inc Relieved After Net Neutrality Law By EU
Author:Aman Jain
Summary: Quote from Jim Killock
2014-04-03 - Total Telecom - EU parliament votes for net neutrality, against roaming fees
Author: Nick Wood
Summary: Quote from Jim Killock on the European Parliament Net Neutrality vote
2014-04-03 - International Business Times - MEPs Vote To Scrap Roaming Charges Across EU by 2015
Author: David Gilbert
Summary: Quote from Jim Killock and mention of Open Rights Group stance on Net Neutrality legislation
2014-04-03 - Techweek Europe - European Parliament Backs Net Neutrality And An End To EU Roaming
Author: Steve McCaskill
Summary: Quote from Jim Killock on European Parliament's Net Neutrality vote.
2014-04-03 - The Telegraph - EU votes to protect Google and Netflix from telecoms charges
Author: Christopher Williams
Summary: Quote by Jim Killock on European Parliament Net Neutrality vote
2014-04-02 - The Guardian - Tech Weekly Podcast: Jim Killock on why UK online culture is no joke
Author: Aleks Krotoski
Summary: Podcast with Jim Killock, discussing the benefits of the recent proposed copyright exceptions

March

2014-03-12 - BBC News 24
Author: N/A
Summary: Television appearance by Jim Killock to discuss Tim Berners-Lee's proposed Magna Carta
2014-03-12 - Sky
Author: N/A
Summary: Television appearance by Jim Killock to discuss the same topic as above
2014-03-21 - The Telegraph - The vote to save satire
Author: Multiple
Summary: Letter addressed to Business Secretary, Vince Cable and Minister for Intellectual Property, Lord Younger to reform copyright law concerning satire. Signed by Jim Killock
2014-03-24 - Out-Law.com Voluntary copyright alert programme could be operational before end of 2014, says UK government
Author: N/A
Summary: quoting blog entry by Jim Killock on the possibility of a voluntary copyright agreement
2014-03-28 - Computer World UK An End-Run Around Your Rights
Author: Simon Phipps
Summary: Article on copyright amendments and brief mention to Open Rights Group campaigning efforts
2014-03-31 -PC Pro Format shifting made lawful - unless there's DRM
Author:Stewart Mitchell
Summary: Interview with Jim Killock, Executive Director of ORG, about the new copyright exceptions and the effects on DVD copying .

February

2014-02-12 - Guardian - Remembering Aaron Swartz: the open web icon
Author: Alex Hern
Summary: covers the Don't Spy On Us campaign, mentioning by name 5 of the six groups involved, omitting ORG.
2014-02-11 - Wired - Don't Spy On Us: it's time to hold politicians to account for mass surveillance
Summary: coverage of Don't Spy on Us launch
2014-02-06 - Index on Censorship - Around Town: Don’t Spy on Us #TheDayWeFightBack (11 Feb)
Author:David Heinemann
Summary:Open Rights Group action

January

2014-01-28 - Open Democracy - Britain 'shines light of transparency' on secret lobbying. Just kidding.
Author: Jonathan Gray
Summary: Open Rights Group mentioned
2014-01-24 - Boing Boing - European Court of Human Rights will hear case about GCHQ spying
Author: Cory Doctorow
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2014-01-24 - PCWorld - EU human rights court gives priority to UK mass surveillance case
Author: Loek Essers
Summary:Open Rights Group mentioned
2014-01-24 - Guardian - Justify GCHQ mass surveillance, European court tells ministers
Author: Nick Hopkins
Summary: Coverage of "Privacy Not Prism", Jim Killock quoted
2014-01-03 - Vice Motherboard - Britain's "Porn Filters" Want to Stop Kids Becoming Hackers
Author: Victoria Turk
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2014-01-03 - TorrentFreak - UK ‘Porn Filter’ Blocks Legitimate File-Sharing Services (And TorrentFreak)
Author: Ernesto
Summary: Jim Killock quoted

2013

December

2013-12-31 - RT - ‘NSA has carte blanche to hack computers’
Author:RT
Summary: Interview with Jim Killock
2013-12-20 - Guardian - Amazon accidentally removes Disney Christmas special from owners' accounts
Author: Alex Hern
Summary: Peter Bradwell quoted
2013-12-19 - The Guardian - Tim Berners-Lee leads call for more transparency over mass surveillance
Author:Alex Hern
Summary: ORG mentioned
2013-12-12 - BBC - Porn users targeted by German law firm over copyright
Author:BBC
Summary:Quotes from Peter Bradwell
2013-12-10 - Telegraph blogs - Filtering Islamist and far Right websites is a lousy idea. Here's why
Author: Jamie Bartlett
Summary: ORG's Peter Bradwell mentioned
2013-12-09 - BBCnews -
Author:N/A
Summary: Jim Killock, commented on the five principles of the Reform Government Surveillance group.
2013-12-09 - SkyNews -
Author:N/A
Summary: Jim Killock, commented on the five principles of the Reform Government Surveillance group.
2013-12-09 - Guardian Comment is Free - Surveillance debate: we're asking for an end to bulk data collection
Author: Jim Killock
Summary: Article by ORG Executive Director

November

2013-11-28 - PC Pro - Rights group slams "backroom deals" on terror site blocks
Author: Shona Ghosh
Summary: concerning plans to block "extremist" websites
2013-11-24 - Mirror - Twitter protecting users from electronic snooping with 'impossible to solve' mathematical problem
Author: Keith Perry
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-11-15 - Guardian - Conservatives remove WebCameron from YouTube
Author: Alex Hern
Summary: quote from Jim Killock
2013-11-15 - Voice of Russia - Details about Trans-Pacific treaty published by WikiLeaks 'are really important' - expert
Summary: comments from Peter Bradwell regarding leaks of TPP draft.
2013-11-14 - Wired UK - 'We still don't encrypt server-to-server data' admits Microsoft to EU Committee
Author: Chris Baraniuk
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-11-07 - Guardian - Questioning of spy agency chiefs 'wouldn't have scared a puppy'
Author: Peter Walker
Summary: Quote from Jim Killock (given as "spokesman" for some reason) following the first ISC open evidence session.
2013-11-04 - Guardian - Surveillance and open government need not be mutually exclusive
Author: Tamsin Rutter
Summary: coverage of International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance

October

2013-10-16 - RT - CrossTalk Internet captured
2013-10-16 - Voice of Russia - NSA snatching your contacts off the wire
Summary': comments from Jim Killock regarding the capture of "buddy lists" by the NSA
2013-10-15 - S4C - Taro 9 - Bwlio ar y We
Summary: includes Jim Killock talking about online bullying at around 21.30 minutes. (Cymraeg, English subtitles)
2013-10-08 - PC World - Campaigners crowdfund bid to take UK to human rights court over Prism spying
2013-10-04 - Ars Technica - European organizations file lawsuit against UK over vast digital surveillance
2013-10-04 - Independent - Liberties groups to take GCHQ to court over web privacy
2013-10-04 - New York Times - Britain: Online Surveillance Challenged
2013-10-03 - Guardian - GCHQ faces legal challenge in European court over online privacy
2013-10-03 - TechWeekEurope - Privacy Bodies Take GCHQ Snooping Fight To EU Court
Summary: Coverage of https://www.privacynotprism.org.uk

September

2013-09-23 - Bright and Hove News - Murdoch’s nemesis to address Brighton audience about internet bugging threat
Summary': Brighton event
2013-09-05 - RT - Internet surveillance attacks our privacy and right to information
Summary: Jim Killock interviewed
2013-09-15 - CNN - Give Apple your fingerprint? It's your call
Summary: Jim Killock opinion article

July

2013-07-17 - Wired UK - Cameron's proposed filters extend to more than just porn
Author: Duncan Geere
2013-07-27 - RT - Block and a hard place: UK’s online porn filter raises more issues than it solves
2013-07-26 - Gizmodo - The Great Firewall of Cameron Won’t Just Block Porn
2013-07-26 - The Atlantic - How Much Porn Does the U.K. Porn Ban Ban if Doesn't Just Ban Porn?
2013-07-26 - TorrentFreak - UK Porn Filter Will Censor Other Content Too, ISPs Reveal
Summary: Coverage of ORG blog post on UK web filter agreement
2013-07-22 - .net magazine - UK web ‘porn’ filtering could damage web industry
Author: Craig Grannell
2013-07-22 - Channel 4 - Cameron's porn opt-in: your reactions
Summary: quotes Jim Killock
2013-07-22 - Wall Street Journal - U.K. to Require Adult Web Content Opt-In
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-07-21 - BBC News - David Cameron urges internet firms to block child abuse images
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-07-17 - Guardian - Privacy campaigners demand review of snooping laws
Author: Nick Hopkins and Alan Travis
2013-07-17 - Inquirer - Open Rights Group wants access to ISP web blocking documents
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Covers ORG request for S97A blocking orders.

June

2013-06-29 - Independent - More companies put data about their customers on sale
Author: Chiara Cavglieri
2013-06-27 - Guardian - Snooper's charter has practically zero chance of becoming law, say senior MPs
Author: Alan Travis
Summary: coverage of ORG meeting at parliament
2013-06-21 - BBC News - Premier League seeks ISP site block in piracy swoop
Author: Dave Lee
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-06-10 - Express - William Hague: UK intelligence agencies work within 'strict legal and ethical frameworks'
Author: Owen Bennett
Summary: Jim Killock quoted.
2013-06-07 - FT - Spy claims intensify UK debate over internet regulation (£)
2013-06-08 - Inquirer - Open Rights Group wants Parliamentary investigation into UK PRISM
Author: Dave Neal

May

2013-05-15 - Out-Law - Consent should be needed for anonymised data sharing to be lawful, say campaigners
Summary: Covers ORG blog post
2013-05-13 - CNET UK - EE denies personal data offered to police by partner
Author: Rich Trenholm
Summary: ORG blog quoted
2013-05-08 - Inquirer - Snoopers’ Charter limps back into the Queen’s Speech
Author: Dave Neal
Summary: Jim Killock quoted

http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2013/04/29/comment-what-future-for-britain-s-surveillance-laws

http://www.leftfootforward.org/2013/04/the-snoopers-charter-would-make-us-a-nation-of-suspects/

http://liberalconspiracy.org/2013/05/02/why-digital-technology-poses-a-problem-for-surveillance-law/

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/04/snoopers-charter-showed-just-what-government-capable

http://www.libdemvoice.org/the-independent-view-data-preservation-instead-of-data-retention-34314.html


http://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/open-rights-group/uk-surveillance-law-warning-and-call-for-different-future

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/2013/04/30/the-draft-communications-data-bill-inflating-the-scope-and-increasing-the-harms-of-existing-surveillance-law/

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-04/30/open-rights-group-snoopers-charter

http://boingboing.net/2013/04/29/227134.html

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130501/05454922906/digital-surveillance-report-exposes-short-sightedness-uk-law-making-shows-way-forward.shtml

http://www.thecommentator.com/article/3415/the_latest_on_the_snoopers_charter

April

http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/privacy-facebook-eu-lobbying-report-114453

2013-04-08 - BBC News - Paris Brown: Could 'right to be forgotten' help?
Author: Zoe Kleinman
Summary: Jim Killock explains that Right to be forgotten isn't about removing historic memory
2013-04-08 - Guardian - Roundup: Public managers – censored
Summary: round-up of live chat that Jim Killock participated in
2013-04-03 - BBC Radio 4 - Bringing up Brtain: Parenting and Pornography
Presenter: Mariella Frostrup
Summary: "As pornography becomes more available to youngsters through the internet and mobiles, Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss how we can best equip the next generation to deal with it."

March

2013-03-20 - Independent - New York Times says Royal Charter harms free speech
Summary: Simon Phipps blog article mentioned.
2013-03-02 - Channel 4 News - Amazon removes offensive 'Keep Calm and Hit Her' T-shirts
Summary: Jim Killock quoted on news item and separate video piece
2013-02-01 - Techdirt - Why Is The UK Blocking Access To Sites Without Any Hearings?
Summary: ORG blog quoted
2013-03-01 - Wired UK - High Court orders blocks on three filesharing sites
Author: Philippa Warr
Summary: Jim Killock quoted

February

2013-02-28 - TorrentFreak - High Court Orders UK ISPs to Block Kickass Torrents, H33T and Fenopy
Author: "enigmax"
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-02-24 - TorrentFreak - BitTorrent Site Admin Hits Out at UK Music Industry Site Blocking Demand
Author: "enigmax"
Summary: quote from ORG blog
2013-02-21 - V3 - Outrage as MEPs accused of amending data law proposals after Google and Amazon lobbying
Author: Dan Worth
Summary: Peter Bradwell quoted
2013-02-21 - Tech Week - BT Lobbyists Try To Water Down EU Privacy Legislation
Author: Tom Brewster
Summary: Peter Bradwell quoted
2013-02-19 - PC Pro - BPI wants to block more music download sites
Author: Stewart Mitchell
Summary: ORG quoted
2013-02-19 - Computer World - British music industry bids to block three more file-sharing sites
Author: Loek Essers
Summary: ORG quoted and plan to recruit legal officer mentioned
2013-02-08 - Mail - Snap happy! Freedom of speech is a human right - and it trumps copyright, Strasbourg judges rule
Author: Kate Bevan
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-02-06 - Mail - UK government plans to track ALL web use: MI5 to install 'black box' spy devices to monitor British internet traffic
Author: Damien Gayle
Summary: Jim Killock quoted

January

2013-01-24 - TruthLoader - Is trying to stop online piracy a waste of time?
Summary: Jim Killock interviewed alongside Richard Mollett, Harry Percival and Joe Karagensis
2013-01-22 - bdaily - Innovation, not legislation for creative industries
Summary: Report on ORG appearance at Culture, Media and Sport Committee.
2013-01-22 - Wired - US data privacy advocates head to Brussels in show of support
Summary: Jim Killock quoted (via earlier article)
2013-01-17 - Infosecurity - Nominet's proposals for a more secure domain suffix under fire
Summary: ORG quoted
2013-01-16 - ComputerWeekly - Campaigners oppose Nominet plans for secure .uk domain
Author: Warwick Ashford
Summary: ORG quoted
2013-01-15 - Telegraph - Childrens charities oppose Nominet plan for 'secure' .uk wed addresses
Author: Christopher Williams
Summary: ORG and Jim Killock quoted
2013-01-12 - Technewsworld - The UK's tangled antipiracy web
Author: David Vranicar
Summary: Jim Killock quoted (podcast on page)
2013-01-10 - Out-Law - Digital rights campaigners warn of Nominet gaining 'monopoly over trust and security' with new .uk domain offering
Summary: ORG quoted
2013-01-09 - Techdirt - Church site blocked by Mobile networks, classified under 'alcohol'
Author: Glyn Moody
Summary: ORG quoted
2013-01-09 - BlueKai - Chruch site blocked by mobile networks, classified under 'alcohol'
Summary: ORG uncover another block
2013-01-07 - B2fxxx - Digital Rights Cyberlaw Clinics
Author: Ray Corrigan
Summary: Mentions ORG & Goldeneye case
2013-01-07 - Telecompaper - Virgin, Orange block access to online gift shop
Summary:Mentions ORG, who accuse Virgin and Orange of blocking access to 'foreverandeternity.co.uk.'
2013-01-04 - Telegraph - Facebook terms and conditions: why you don't own your online life
2013-01-04 - Independent.ie - Facebook’s terms and conditions mean you don't really own your online life
Author: Oliver Smith
Summary: ORG explain problems with T&Cs
2013-01-04 - ISPReview - UPD Virgin Mobile and Orange UK Ignore Wrongful Block of Online Gift Shop
Author: Mark Jackson
Summary: ORG uncover block, Peter Bradwell quoted
2013-01-02 - Telegraph - CD and DVD sales plunge as downloads surge to £1billion
Author: Matt Warman
Summary: Jim Killock quoted
2013-01-02 - TechWeekEurope - Digital Sales Smash £1bn Barrier In 2012
Author: Tom Brewster

2012

See ORG Press Coverage/2012

2011

See ORG Press Coverage/2011

2010

See ORG Press Coverage/2010

2009

See ORG Press Coverage/2009

2008

See ORG Press Coverage/2008

2007

See ORG Press Coverage/2007

2006

See ORG Press Coverage/2006

2005

See ORG Press Coverage/2005