Alisa Davies Gretchen Peters Louise Taylor Alastair MacBeath

Disruptive Endeavours: The Ethics of Monitoring and Disrupting the Online Illegal Wildlife Trade

A Talk by Alisa Davies , Alastair MacBeath , Gretchen Peters and Louise Taylor

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About this Talk

The world's most popular social media platforms, e-commerce sites and specialist platforms consistently host advertisements for the sale of endangered species. The illegal wildlife traders face almost complete impunity for their actions due to a lack of legal liabilities for the internet platforms and poor responses from law enforcement.

However, civil society organizations are stepping into the gap: monitoring, reporting, running complex investigations and even engaging in confrontations to disrupt these illegal markets.

This workshop and its associated community tool are aimed at supporting civil society in responding to the ethical dilemma: how should they balance the ethical imperatives to respond to wildlife crime without contravening user privacy, accepted norms related to mass data collection or a platform's terms of service?

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More information on the project: https://globalinitiative.net/analysis/ethical-guide-cso-iwt/

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Alisa Davies

Alisa Davies


World Parrot Trust

Alastair MacBeath

Alastair MacBeath


Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Gretchen Peters

Gretchen Peters


Founder, Alliance to Counter Crime Online (ACCO)

Louise Taylor

Louise Taylor


Representative - Asia and the Pacific, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Categories Covered


Environmental crime

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