EDRi-gram, 30 June 2021
Covid 19 brought the often invisible power of tech into sharp focus as it fostered the digitalisation of our lives forcing us to rely more heavily on technology to meet all our needs. In response, EDRi emphasised that measures taken should not lead to discrimination of any form, and governments must remain vigilant to the disproportionate harms that marginalised groups can face.
The #PaperBagSociety challenge
The #PaperBagSociety is a social media challenge part of the #ReclaimYourFace campaign that invites everyone to share online the impact of living life with a paperbag on the...
Fear and loathing in the UK adequacy decision
The Council of the European Union unanimously approved the United Kingdom (UK) draft adequacy decision. In an ideal world, this would indicate that the UK offers an adequate...
Five reasons to claim victory on the EU Digital COVID Certificate
On 8 June 2021, the European Parliament voted on the interinstitutional compromise text on the regulation(s) on the EU Digital COVID Certificate (EU DCC, also known as the...
EDRis interactive Annual Report: A year in review of the digital rights field
Despite a challenging year, the European Digital Rights network has been relentlessly working to advocate for better digital policies, challenge creepy surveillance, inform and mobilise people across Europe....
How Europol’s reform enables ‘NSA-style’ surveillance operations
“More than 100 million”. That’s the number of encrypted messages that French and Dutch law enforcement announced they had collected after infiltrating Encrochat in 2020, a company selling...
German Big Brother Awards call out top privacy abusers
On Friday, 11 June 2021, the German Big Brother Awards (BBA) gala was held in Bielefeld, Germany. Organised by EDRi member Digitalcourage with jury members and support from...
Read: Annual Report 2020
European Digital Rights
Despite a challenging year, the European Digital Rights network has been relentlessly working to advocate for better digital policies, challenge creepy surveillance, and inform and mobilise people across Europe. 44 members closely contributed to EDRi’s impact in 2020 and together we stood against technosolutionism, privacy-invasive measures and Big Tech’s hijacking of public infrastructures in 2020 and continue to do so today.
Read EDRi’s interactive Annual Report here.
Watch: Towards a New EU-US Digital Agenda
Join EDRi’s President Anna Fielder for a discussion on how the US and the EU can work together to become standard-setters in the area of tech policy and which are the key areas of common interest, and where they are likely to diverge?
Watch here to learn how we can raise the bar on EU-US digital policies.
Listen: Spring cleaning
EDRi member, Privacy International
Spring is over but did you remember to do your spring cleaning? EDRi’s member Privacy International invites us to peek into some of the tips and tricks on how to start cleaning up and securing our phones and computers.
Listen here to learn how to boost your privacy.
Do: Apply for support for your strategic litigation on digital rights in Europe
Digital Freedom Fund
The Digital Freedom Fund supports strategic litigation on digital rights in Europe that contributes to advancing human rights in the digital context. You can apply if your application advances individuals’ ability to exercise their right to privacy; protects and promotes the free flow of information online; ensures accountability, transparency and adherence to human rights standards in the use and design of technology.
Know Your Rights – Digital Rights Training
This is a workshop hosted by Migrants' Rights Network and Open Rights Group on digital rights, providing a training on digital rights and how this affects migrant communities...
Data for Policy 2021
The sixth International Data for Policy Conference will take place in London in September 2021. The conference series is the premier global forum for multiple disciplinary and cross-sector...
Fundamental Rights Forum 2021
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights has launched their call for proposals to host a session at the Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 (RightsForum21). This year they are...
“Cultural Flow (s) and Mobility in the Age of Media Convergence”
EDRi's member Alternatif Bilişim hopes to come together with you around the following or other themes at the 5th New Media Studies National Congress, which will be held...
English proofreaders and EU languages translators needed
EDRi is looking for volunteers who can support with occasional translations and proofreading of our content such as publications, tweets, press material, blogs etc. We are open to...
noyb is looking for a legal trainee
At noyb, they are continuously on the lookout for Legal Trainees who can help support them in their work on GDPR litigation and enforcement. As one of their...
GFF is looking for qualified lawyers, Legal clerkship & interns
Various positions available at GFF.
Wikimedia Foundation is hiring for multiple positions.
CitizenLab is looking for Head of Marketing & Communications
CitizenLab is looking for Head of Marketing & Communications.
Head of Global Public Policy & Government Affairs vacancy at Mozilla
Mozilla is looking for a Head of Global Public Policy & Government Affairs.
Open Rights Group exists to promote and protect our rights online; from our right to freedom of expression and privacy to protection from government mass surveillance. We do...