Author: Sahdya Darr

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Sahdya Darr

Sahdya Darr is Immigration Policy Manager at Open Rights Group.

The government’s threat to increase its use of data matching is now becoming a reality with plans to expand the National Fraud Initiative (NFI). If implemented, the proposals would extend data matching powers from their current use in tackling fraud to cover other criminal activity, as well as debt recovery...

4th June 2021
BY Sahdya Darr

Last month, UN special rapporteur on racism Professor Tendayi Achiume raised concerns about the impact of digital technologies on human rights. Achiume’s comments come at a time when governments are relying more and more on digital tools to control migration. In the UK, we’ve already seen the government use data...

21st December 2020
BY Sahdya Darr
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