Challenging PRISM and Tempora in the EU courts: can we stop mass surveillance

ORG, Big Brother Watch, English PEN and Constanze Kurz are challenging the UK's legal regime at the European Court of Human Rights. What's the substance of the claim and what will it mean if they win?

Dan Carey, from Deighton Piece Glynn, is the solicitor for the application and will explain what the challenge hopes to do.

Jim Killock, Executive Director of the Open Rights Group, will explain what you can do to challenge UK mass surveillance.


Mae Grŵp Hawliau Agored, Big Brother Watch, English PEN a Constanze Kurz yn herio cyfundrefn gyfreithiol y Deyrnas Gyfunol yn Llys Hawliau Dynol Ewrop. Beth yw sylwedd yr her a beth mae hynny yn golygu tasen nhw yn ennill?

Dan Carey o Deighton Piece Glynn yw'r cyfreithiwr ar y cais a bydd e'n esbonio beth mae'r weithred yn ceisio cyflawni.

Bydd Jim Killock, Cyfarwyddwr Gweithredol y Grŵp Hawliau Agored, yn esbonio beth allech chi wneud i herio arsyllu torfol y Deyrnas Gyfunol.

Traddodir yr areithiau yn y Saesneg

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  • Wes Packer

    Thanks for coming, everyone. I heard it was a very interesting evening!

    For those who couldn't attend (like me), Arne has put together a short round-up of the event that you can read on the ORG Cardiff blog at: https://cardiff.openrightsgroup....­

    We're putting together another meetup for the end of January where we'll be looking for feedback, ideas, and volunteers for various things so if you'd like to add your input and help us drive ORG Cardiff forward then stay tuned...

    Wes x

    January 7

  • Jim Killock

    Thanks everyone for coming! Enjoyed it

    1 · December 13

  • Adrian Parry

    Unfortunately I've got an emergency school governor meeting on Thursday 12th December. I also said my wife would attend with me but that's not going to happen now either. Sorry for the short notice but I only got informed tonight.

    December 10

  • Paul Harwood

    Sadly, I won't be able to make this event as it clashes with the TechHub opening party. Really interested to hear more and perhaps host some events here in Swansea.

    November 16

    • Jim Killock

      Thanks Paul, that would be a great idea!

      November 16

  • Esko Reinikainen

    Good thing you're coming Carl, need to chat stuff :)

    November 11

  • Jim Killock changed the location to Quaker Meeting House

    November 11

  • Jim Killock changed the date and time to Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:00 PM

    November 11

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