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EDRi-gram, 29 March 2023
Last week, with a close circle of friends and supporters in Brussels, EDRi celebrated twenty years of defending and advancing digital rights across Europe. It was an evening...
The EU’s home affairs chief wants to read your private messages
The CSA Regulation, proposed by European Commissioner Ylva Johansson, could undermine the trust we have in secure and confidential processes like sending work emails, communicating with our doctors,...
Poll: Young people in 13 EU countries refuse surveillance of online communication – Press Release
According to the results of the survey, 80% of young people aged 13 to 17 years old from 13 EU Member States would not feel comfortable being politically...
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Europe’s AI Act falls far short on protecting fundamental rights, civil society groups warn EDRi drafts a statement on the AI Act, alongside an extended network and a group of 115 not-for-profits from across Europe and beyond, encouraging a full ban on biometric mass surveillance.READ THE ARTICLE
We need more protection from government surveillance — not less “The Pegasus scandal proved, once again, how our right to communicate securely underpins the pillars of democracy, including press freedom, the presumption of innocence, privacy and freedom of expression and association.” Diego Naranjo, Head of Policy at EDRi, shines a light on the need of more protection of democracy and human rights from government surveillance.READ THE ARTICLE
A data ‘black hole’: Europol ordered to delete vast store of personal data “Europol’s capacity to hoover up huge amounts of data and accumulate it, in what could be called a big data ark, after which it is almost impossible to know what they are used for, makes it a black hole.” says Chloé Berthélémy, EDRi Policy Advisor.READ THE ARTICLE