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Rebordering Britain & Britons after Brexit
1 July 2021

Tech at the border: Nando Sigona in conversation with Millie Graham Wood (Privacy International)

When travelling across the world, people are being subjected to multiple forms of tracking and profiling by unaccountable state agencies, what risks are there for migrants and citizens in the growing us of technologies for migration governance and enforcement?

Local and international travel is changing radically as concerns about terrorism and migration increase. Security agencies require access to travellers’ information before they leave their homes, compulsory identification of travellers now includes the collection of fingerprints and facial images, and secret watchlists, dossiers and profiles are being developed. Nando Sigona talks to Millie Graham Wood of Privacy International to find out about the risks of digital bordering for migrants and refugees.