Privacy and Human Right is an annual report by Privacy International and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) that reviews the state of privacy in over 75 countries around the world. It outlines legal protections for privacy, new challenges, and summarizes important issues and events relating to privacy and surveillance. The report provides an overview of key privacy topics and reviews the state of privacy in over 75 countries around the world. Published since 1998, this document has become the most comprehensive report on privacy and data protection ever published.
European Privacy and Human Rights 2010 was a project undertaken in 2010 by PI, EPIC and the Center for Media and Communications Studies of the Central European University. It was funded by the European Commission’s Special Programme “Fundamental Rights and Citizenship” 2007-2013. The report investigates the European landscape of national privacy and data protection laws and regulations in 33 countries in Europe, as well as any other laws or recent factual developments with and impact on privacy. The study consists of country reports, an overview presenting a comparative legal and policy analysis of main privacy topics and a privacy ranking for all the countries surveyed.
The Privacy Guide for Spanish Speakers 2012 (Guía de Privacidad para Hispanohablantes 2012) includes the following chapters:
- Overview of privacy (definition, aspects, models of privacy protection, right to privacy, evolution of data protection, oversight and privacy and data protection commissioners, etc.)
- Privacy topics (identification systems and identity cards, workplace privacy, social networking and virtual communities, surveillance of communications, authentication and identity disclosure, public records)
- European Privacy and Human Rights 2010 (key findings, research and analysis, criteria and metrics, results and methodology)
- European Union
- Appendix: privacy resources