EDRi-gram 18.10, 27 May 2020
"A collective vision of privacy means contesting ramped-up police monitoring and the use of marginalised groups as guinea pigs for new digital technologies, as well as ensuring new technologies have adequate privacy protections."
COVID-Tech: Surveillance is a pre-existing condition
In EDRi’s series on COVID-19, COVIDTech, we will explore the critical principles for protecting fundamental rights while curtailing the spread of the virus, as outlined in the EDRi...
Competition law: Big Tech mergers, a dominance tool
This is the third article in a series dealing with competition law and Big Tech. The aim of the series is to look at what competition law has...
More than the sum of our parts: a strategy for the EDRi Network
It took over a year. From an EDRi members’ survey in early 2019 to the vote by the (online) General Assembly of members at the end of April...
Hungary: “Opinion police” regulate Facebook commentaries
There have been a number of critical news reports from around the world stating that Hungary’s COVID-19 state-of-emergency legislation is “creating a chilling effect”. Such headlines miss the...
German Constitutional Court stops mass surveillance abroad
The German Federal Intelligence Service (BND) has so far been able to spy on foreign citizens abroad en masse and without cause—even on sensitive groups such as journalists.
France: First victory against police drones
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, French police has been using drones to watch people and make sure they respect the lockdown. Drones had been used before...
Open Letter: EDRi urges enforcement and actions for the 2 year anniversary of the GDPR
On 25 May 2020, for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2 year anniversary, EDRi sent a letter to Executive Vice-President Jourová and Commissioner Reynders to highlight and...
- Two years under the EU GDPR: an implementation progress report
- Covid Contact tracing apps are a complicated mess: what you need to know
- Since I met Edward Snowden, I’ve never stopped watching my back
Worried about the impact of AI? Stay tuned!Next week we will launch EDRi’s consultation response to the European Commission’s AI consultation, and an answering guide for the public. Let’s draw together the red-lines of AI today, to ensure people are protected tomorrow!
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