Privacy International said Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit before London's High Court over the government's refusal to say whether it was investigating UK-based Gamma International, whose FinFisher software has been linked to use in more than two dozen countries, including Bahrain, Egypt, Ethiopia, Turkmenistan and Vietnam, AP reported.
What does PI stand for?
PI stands for Privacy International (human rights group)
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We have 126 other meanings of PI in our Acronym Attic
- Primary Injection
- Primary Investigations
- Prime Implicant
- Primer Impacto (TV show)
- Principal Insured
- Principal Investigator
- PrintImage International
- Priority Inheritance
- Prison Industry
- Privacy Information (UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Eric King, head of research at Privacy International, said: "While it is possible to opt out from having the data you hand over to public bodies used for commercial purposes, most people aren't really aware of this as an option so by default their information is sold without their consent or knowledge.
Eric King, head of research at Privacy International, said: "People have the right to know who has access to their data and what is being done with it.
Gus Hosein, of Privacy International, said: "There's a point where the police stop seeing members of the public as the people to be protected and rather see them all as potential criminals.
They don't find this stuff through search engines," said Alex Hanff of Privacy International.
In an interview with Sky News, Simon Davis, an expert from the Independent Online Watchdog Privacy International stated: It's a valuable exercise to engage those who are committed.
Simon Davies of human rights group Privacy International said he feared scans of celebrities could lead to their potential publication on the internet.
But Simon Davies, of Privacy International, said many people on the directory would have unwittingly agreed to have their number circulated by, for example, failing to tick a box on a market research form.