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Saturday 19 October 2019

Civil Rights II

New world, new rules

In the modern fight for civil rights, the battle over our data is just beginning

By Basia Cummings

Rights which, in many cases, have been contested and enshrined in law in our everyday lives – privacy, free speech, the role of the state – have been thrown into doubt in the digital world.

We need new rules, but how do we write them? Listen to editor Basia Cummings go in search of answers.

Data rules 14’56

Illustration by Laurie Avon