Why have we published Guidelines for OSINT?

As mentioned by Colette Cuijpers: “the fact that data are openly available does not mean that they can be processed without regard to legal and ethical standards. Put in other words, the mere fact that data are publicly available does not imply an absence of restrictions to researching them”

CheckFirst’s peer-review process: upholding OSINT Guidelines and ensuring accurate investigations

CheckFirst, a Finnish organisation providing fact-checkers, researchers and policy makers tools, methodologies and solutions to tackle fake-news, has recently published its peer-review process as part of its commitment to adhering to Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) guidelines.