EDRi-gram, 28 October 2020
Data brokers are key actors in the hidden data ecosystem. The data they collect and later sell can be used for a range of different purposes, from commercial advertising to political campaigning, and in some worrying instances, law enforcement.
How the Parliament stakes out its DSA position
With three European Parliament positions on the Digital Services Act coming up, what will it mean for people's rights in the digital world?
Member in the Spotlight: Metamorphosis Foundation
Metamorphosis Foundation envisages a society where engaged and aware citizens are actively using innovative tools to exercise their civic rights and responsibilities; vigilant in influencing and holding their...
Attention EU regulators: we need more than AI “ethics” to keep us safe
In this post, Access Now and European Digital Rights (EDRi) analyse recent developments in the EU AI debate and explain why we need a bold, bright-line approach that...
D3 opposes Portuguese efforts to make COVID app mandatory
In this post, EDRi's member Defesa dos Direitos Digitais (D3) discusses the proposed law on making the tracing app “Stayaway Covid” obligatory in Portugal and analyses the consequences...
How can “interoperability” strengthen our choices and privacy online?
Brussels is moving into high gear on internet regulation, as the text of the much-anticipated Digital Services Act (now with an additional Digital Markets Act) is due to...
EU Open Source Policy: good analysis, missing concrete next steps
EDRi's member, Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE), calls upon the Commission to present and implement concrete measures and activities in the coming weeks and months, regarding its Open...
UK data regulator takes enforcement action to rein in data brokers’ use of people’s personal data
In a landmark decision that shines a light on widespread data protection failings by the entire data broker industry, the ICO has today taken enforcement action against Experian,...
Freedom not Fear 2020
Freedom not Fear (FnF) is looking forward to join forces with NGOs from all over the world in order to build a strong alliance for the freedom of...
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...
At CopyCamp, copyright is discussed in an interesting, substantive, and engaging way. It is an event on law, but it’s not a law conference. For 8 years, CopyCamp...
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...
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...
Privacy International | Consultant on guides to limit online tracking and targeting| Remote | deadline: 30.10.2020
Institute for Information Law | Researcher Digital Services Act Observatory | Amsterdam | deadline: 9.11.2020
noyb | Office Manager/Accounting, Web developer | Vienna | deadline: until filled
Access Now | Digital Security Documentation Coordinator | Multiple locations | deadline: until filled