Harvard Researchers Codify Rights to Information During Disasters: “Signal Code” Finds Five Human Rights Apply to Humanitarian Data Use.
The Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health today published the Signal Code: A Human Rights Approach to Information During Crisis. The Signal Code identifies five human rights that all people have related to information during crisis: 1. The Right to Information; 2. The Right to Protection; 3. The Right to Privacy and Security; 4. The Right to Data Agency; and 5. The Right to Rectification and Redress.