#3 Privacy International, Dr. Gus Hosein

"You've set me on a path that's gonna lead to despair and drinks tonight."


Gus has worked at the intersection of technology and human rights for over fifteen years. He has advised the UN Special Rapporteur on Terrorism and Human Rights, acted as an external evaluator for UNHCR, and has advised a number of other inter-national organisations. He has held visiting fellowships at Columbia University and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was previously a Visiting Scholar at the American Civil Liberties Union. He holds a B.Math from the University of Waterloo in Canada and a PhD from the London School of Economics. Gus is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).



Privacy International (PI) was founded in 1990 and was the first organisation to campaign at an international level on privacy issues. PI is committed to fighting for the right to privacy across the world. They investigate the secret world of government surveillance and expose the companies enabling it as well as litigate to ensure that surveillance is consistent with the rule of law. PI advocate for strong national, regional, and international laws that protect privacy. Additionally PI conduct research to catalyse policy change and raise awareness about technologies and laws that place privacy at risk, to ensure that the public is informed and engaged.




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