EDRi-gram, 25 November 2020
On 12 November 2020, 12 organisations from across the EDRi network launched the first ever pan-European civil society movement against biometric mass surveillance: Reclaim Your Face. Over 10 000 people signed the petition so far. Join us!
10,000 people demand a ban on biometric mass surveillance
Reclaim Your Face is a European movement to bring people’s voices into the discussion around the use of biometric data to monitor the population. Since its launch only...
A vicious circle? Enabling privacy-friendly alternatives to behavioural advertising
EDRi member Panoptykon Foundation published a report “To Track or Not to Track: Towards Privacy-Friendly and Sustainable Advertising” which argues that there is only one winner in this...
Walking from Luxembourg to Brussels in two hours
A public hearing before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) last Tuesday, November 10, dealt with the compatibility of Article 17, more precisely the provisions of Article 17...
How (not) to set up a public warning system
What is the best way to alert people about catastrophes? Germany went with proprietary apps which caused the recent warning day ("Warntag") to become an official failure. EDRi...
EU alphabet soup of digital acts: DSA, DMA and DGA
Members of the European Commission appointed in 2019 agreed to put digital policies as one of the cornerstones of EU legislation between 2019-2023. These include the Digital Services...
Read: Gender and Privacy: Feminist e-magazine
Producer: Digital Rights Foundation
DRF’s theme for the fourth issue of ‘Digital 50.50’ is ‘Gender and Privacy’ where several amazing womxn share their experiences of being feminists and activists online – in Pakistan.
Submit: Call for panels for Privacy Camp 2021
Producer: European Digital Rights
Submit a panel for Privacy Camp 2021: Digital rights for change: Reclaiming infrastructures, repairing the future. The deadline for submissions is 6 December.
Watch: Interoperability and the EU Digital Markets Act
Producer: Open Forum Europe
Interoperability in the Digital Services Act can ensure real choice, fairness and contestability for businesses and consumers in platform markets. This is a recording of the virtual debate between leading legal and technical experts, who outline the key components of interoperability in the context of competition regulation, as well as the relationship between interoperability and data protection.
Listen: Big Bad Data
Producer: Democracy in Danger Podcast
When Phil Howard lived in Budapest, he watched as Hungary’s fledgling democracy was polluted with polarizing stories spread online. It’s a phenomenon now threatening political discourse everywhere, and recent tweaks meant to improve social media policies and algorithms, he says, amount to “a drop in the bucket.” But find out why Howard, a professor of internet studies at Oxford University, thinks we need more social media, not less; and how machine learning and big data might be democratised for good.
Metamorphosis Foundation invites you to the 16th edition of the e-Society Conference which will gather experts, activists, journalists and advocates from the Western Balkans region and beyond to...
Digital human rights and the future of democracy: Lessons from the pandemic
The Annual Lecture 2020, chaired by STOA Chair Eva KAILI (S&D, Greece), will investigate the challenges associated with the growing datafication of our societies and the need to...
remote Chaos Experience – rC3
rC3 will be a variety of distributed small local events in hackspaces with a joint program of streamed talks, online workshops, art, culture and various forms of networked...
#PrivacyCamp21: Digital rights for change
The 9th edition of Privacy Camp explores the relations between digitalisation, digital rights and infrastructures. Participation is free and registrations are now OPEN.
Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) 2021
As a world-leading multidisciplinary conference CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. Within an atmosphere of independence and...
MozFest is a unique hybrid: part art, tech and society convening, part maker festival, and the premiere gathering for activists in diverse global movements fighting for a more...
Amnesty Tech | Campaigns and Communications Officer | London | deadline: 1.12.2020
European Digital Rights | Monitoring and Evaluation Framework Consultant | Remote | deadline: 4.12.2020
Directorate-General for Informatics | Digital Forensics and Incident Response Analyst | Brussels | deadline: 15.12.2020
AWO Agency | Public Policy Manager | Brussels | deadline: 18.12.2020
Internews | Digital Security Training Specialist; Expert in Online Media Development; Global Tech Systems Support Engineer | Remote | deadline: until filled
Alliance for Affordable Internet/World Wide Web Foundation | ICT Policy Consultant; Policy Consultant | Remote | deadline: until filled
Coda Story | Senior Reporter | US | deadline: until filled
Tactical Tech | Digital Security Specialist | Remote | deadline: until filled
Center for Technology & Democracy | Deputy Director; Director of Policy, Director of Communications; Senior Policy Counsel | Washington DC | deadline: until filled
noyb | Office Manager/Accounting; Web developer; Legal tech Expert | Vienna | deadline: until filled