EDRi-gram 18.9, 13 May 2020
"The use of biometric surveillance systems creates a dynamic where the powerful watch and the powerless are watched"
Ban biometric mass surveillance!
44 civil society organisations call for a ban on biometric mass surveillance in EDRi's new paper, "Ban Biometric Mass Surveillance: A set of fundamental rights demands for the...
COVID-Tech: COVID infodemic and the lure of censorship
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...
Member in the Spotlight: D3 – Defesa dos Direitos Digitais
D3 is a volunteer-run association dedicated to the defense of fundamental rights in the digital context. Its focus is to ensure autonomy and freedom of choice; uphold privacy...
Austria’s biggest privacy scandal: residential addresses made public
Nobody took data protection into account for the so-called “Supplementary Register for Other Concerned Parties” (Ergänzungsregister für sonstige Betroffene). The Ministry for the Economy and the Finance Ministry...
Xnet issues two complaints to improve data protection in Spain
Xnet highlights gaps in Spain’s adaptation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Spanish member of EDRi has opened two complaints to the European Commission related...
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Apply now to work with EDRi as Communications and Media ManagerEDRi is looking for an experienced Communications and Media Manager to join EDRi’s team in Brussels. This is a unique opportunity to help shape and lead on the communications of a well-respected network of NGOs at a time of numerous challenges to our rights and freedoms in the digital age. The deadline to apply is 22ndMay 2020. This is a full-time, permanent position and the start date is expected to be July 2020.
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