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EDRi-gram, 27 January 2021

We hope many of you were able to join us at Privacy Camp 2021 yesterday which brought together 245 academics, activists and privacy experts from across the world. Stay tuned for the key takeaways. In this edition of the EDRi-gram we showcase the mobilisation efforts and victories so far from the #ReclaimYourFace campaign, share Privacy International's research on political ads and much more.

By EDRi · January 27, 2021


Join: Tracking-free Ads: DSA, DMA and next steps

Producer: European Digital Rights

Join an online debate EDRi co-organises as part of the launch of the Tracking-free Ads Coalition in the European Parliament. With a distinguished panel of experts and practitioners we want to find out how tracking-free digital advertising protects users and and can finance sustainable online businesses and journalism.

Register to attend!

Listen: Podcast: EU vision for AI & biometrics in the EU

Producer: Euractiv

This Brussels bubble media podcast episode features commentary on plans for AI and biometric surveillance in Europe featuring Ella Jakubowska, campaign officer at EDRi, who is behind a new EU Citizens Initiative dubbed ‘Reclaim Your Face,’ advocating for a blanket ban on facial recognition technologies in public spaces.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read: Poverty Lawgorithms

Producer: Data & Society

“Poverty Lawgorithms” is a guide for poverty lawyers that explains automated decision-making systems so they can better identify the source of their clients’ problems and advocate on their behalf.

Read the guide here.

Watch: Inherited bias: The trouble with algorithms

Producer: Tomorrow Unlocked

The Homo Digitalis team are taking on tech giants in defence of our digital rights and freedom of expression. In episode 2, season 2 of Defenders of Digital, this group of lawyers from Athens explains the dangers of today’s content moderation systems, and explores how discrimination can occur when algorithms inherit the biases of their programmers.

Watch the video here.



EDRi | Campaigns Intern | Remote | deadline: 31.1.2021

Ada Lovelace Institute | Senior Researcher Justice and Equalities; Public Engagement researcher | UK | deadline: 2.2.2021

Mozilla | Common Voice Community Manager; HR GeneralistDiversity & Inclusion Senior Program Manager | Multiple locations | deadline: until filled

Access Now | RightsCon Communications Manager; HR Coordinator | Multiple locations | deadline: until filled

HateAid | Policy and Advocacy Officer EU | Berlin | deadline: until filled

BravePrivacy Engineer & Project Manager | Remote | deadline: until filled