EDRi-gram 18.1, 15 January 2020
We analysed three increasingly common uses of facial recognition: tagging pictures on Facebook, automated border control gates, and police surveillance"
Your face rings a bell: Three common uses of facial recognition
Not all applications of facial recognition are created equal. In this third installment, we sift through the hype to analyse three increasingly common uses of facial recognition: tagging...
ECtHR demands explanations on Polish intelligence agency surveillance
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has demanded the Polish government to provide an explanation on surveillance by its intelligence agencies. This is a result of complaints...
Copyright stakeholder dialogues: Filters can’t understand context
On 16 December 2019, the European Commission held the fourth meeting of the Copyright Directive Article 17 stakeholder dialogues. During the “first phase”, meetings focused on the practices...
Our New Year’s wishes for European Commissioners
EDRi wishes all readers a happy new year 2020! In 2019, we had a number of victories in multiple fields. The European Parliament added necessary safeguards to the...
NCC Report: Online advertising industry is out of control
Today, on 14 January 2020, the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC), a consumers group active on the field of digital rights, denounces in their report “Out of Control” current...
Amazon’s Rekognition shows its true colors
EDRi member Bits of Freedom has been investigating the problems associated with the use of facial recognition by the police in the public space. As part of this...
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- Behavioural Advertising 101 (09.12.2019)
- What the “digital welfare state” really means for human rights (08.01.2019)
- Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy (19.12.2019)
- Announcing “Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Understanding How IMSI-Catchers Exploit Cell Networks” (01.07.2019)
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21.01.2020 Privacy Camp 2020Brussels, Belgium
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31.01.2020 European Free Software Pre-FOSDEM Community Meeting 2020Brussels, Belgium
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01.02.2020 OFFDEMBrussels, Belgium
20.04.2020 Internet Freedom Festival 2020 – CANCELLEDValencia, Spain