About EDRi

Members of European Digital Rights have joined forces to defend civil rights in the information society. Currently, 33 privacy and civil rights organisations have a membership. They are based or have offices in 19 different countries in Europe.

Founded in June 2002, the Brussels office re-opened in 2009 and has expanded from one to four employees over the past two years. The Board is composed of three members.

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Some examples of regulations and developments that have the attention of European Digital Rights are data retention requirements, copyright and fair use restrictions, cybercrime, filtering and blocking of internet content and notice-and-takedown procedures of websites.

EDRi is an international non-profit association (AISBL) under Belgium law granted by decree Nr7/CDLF/14.853/S of 12 February 2003 and registered in Brussels (n° BE0866.466.752). EDRi is registered in the EU Register of Interest Representatives under the number 16311905144-06. See public profile on the EU Register. The statutes of European Digital Rights are available in English and French.

You can find our corporate fundraising policy here.

Board

President: Andreas Krisch
Verein für Internet-Benutzer Österreichs (VIBE!AT) – Austria

Vice-President: Katarzyna Szymielewicz
Panoptykon – Poland

Treasurer: Ot Van Daalen
Amsterdam – Netherlands

You may reach the board via e-mail at board [at] edri.org

Brussels office

You can get in touch with the Brussels office via e-mail at brussels [at] edri.org

Members

Statutory membership is restricted to not-for-profit, non-governmental organisations whose goals include the defence and promotion of civil rights in the field of information- and communication technology. Organisations that wish to join should contact European Digital Rights via board email or one of its members.

If you are a registered organisation, please download the form ODTPDF and send it back to office [at] edri.org.

If you are an individual applying for observer status, please download the form ODTPDF and send it back to office [at] edri.org.

The members of European Digital Rights are (in alphabetic order):

Access Logo Access – International
apti3 Association for Technology and Internet (APTI) – Romania
Article-19_logo Article 19 – United Kingdom
ALCEI_logo ALCEI – Italy
alternatif-bilisim_logo Alternatif Bilişim Derneği (Alternatif Bilişim) – Turkey
 ansol_logo Associação Nacional para o Software Livre (ANSOL) – Portugal
 BoF_2 Bits of Freedom – Netherlands
ccc_logo Chaos Computer Club (CCC e.V.) – Germany
pangea_logo Comunicació per a la Cooperació (Pangea) – Spain
DRI Digital Rights – Ireland
logo-DC digitalcourage – Germany (former Foebud)
digiges Digitale Gesellschaft – Germany
dfri_logo DFRI – Sweden
  effi Electronic Frontier Finland (EFFI) – Finland
 eff_logo Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) – USA
  fiff_2 Forum InformatikerInnen für Frieden und gesellschaftliche Verantwortung (FIfF e.V.) – Germany
fipr_logo2 Foundation for Information Policy Research (FIPR) – United Kingdom
fitug Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft (FITUG e.V.) – Germany
logo_isoc_en Internet Society Bulgaria
IT-pol_logo The IT-Political Association of Denmark (IT-Pol) – Denmark
 iure_logo Iuridicum Remedium – Czech Republic
 initiativefuernetzfreiheit_logo Initiative für Netzfreiheit (IfNf)- Austria
 liga_logo2 Liga voor Mensenrechten – Belgium
metamorphosis Metamorphosis – Macedonia
nowoczesnapolska_logo Modern Poland Foundation, Fundacja Nowoczesna Polska – Poland
 nodo_logo Nodo50.org – Spain
OpenRightsGroup_logo Open Rights Group – UK
 Drukowanie Panoptykon Foundation – Poland
quisse quintessenz – Austria
 SOIT2 Society for Open Internet Technologies – Slovakia
Statewatch Statewatch – UK
vibe_logo VIBE!AT – Austria
vrijschrift_logo Vrijschrift – The Netherlands

OBSERVERS

  • Maurice Wessling – The Netherlands
  • Teresa Hackett, EIFL – Ireland
  • Gus Hosein, Privacy International – UK / USA
  • Simon Davies – UK
  • Aljaz Marn – Slovenia
  • Marco Ciurcina – Italy
  • Jonas Maebe – Belgium
  • David Casacuberta – Spain
  • Yvonne Ebner – AEDH
  • Norbert Bollow – Switzerland
  • Cedric Laurant – Belgium
  • Jérémie Zimmerman – La Quadrature du Net, France
  • Simona Levi – Spain, Xnet
  • Jeremy Malcolm – Consumers International
  • Sandra Mamitzsch – AK Vorrat, Germany
  • Edward Hasbrouck – Papers Please, USA
  • Rikke Frank Jørgensen – Denmark
  • Marc Rotenberg – EPIC, USA
  • Petr Kucera – Czech Republic
  • Christiana Mauro – Hungary
  • André Loconte – NURPA, Belgium
  • Alexander Sander – Germany, NoPNR
  • Axel Arnbak – Netherlands
  • Karsten Neumann – Vereinigung für Datenschutz, Germany
  • Jaromil Denis Roio – Dyne.org, Netherlands
  • André Meister – AK Zensur, Germany
  • Jan Engelmann – Wikimedia, Germany
  • Siim Tuisk – Estonia
  • Hauke Gierow – Reporter ohne Grenzen, Germany
  • Brian Pellot – Index on Censorship
  • Ot van Daalen – Netherlands
  • Cedric Knight – GreenNet, UK
  • Maria Świetlik – Poland