Last week, the #ReclaimYourFace campaign reached two important milestones at the national level. On Friday April 16th the Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA) rejected the SARI Real Time...
The European Commission has just launched the its proposed regulation on artificial intelligence (AI). As governments and companies continue to use AI in ways that lead to discrimination...
EU regulation against ‘terrorist’ content online (TERREG) was approved without a final vote by the European Parliament on April 29th. The regulation will harm our ability to freely...
At first glance, teh Digital Green Certificate may sound interesting, but upon further reflection, it quickly becomes clear that the proposed system has the potential to divide society...
For our public debate, we are far too dependent on the whims of dominant companies such as Google and Facebook. The time is nigh for politicians to step...
On 21 April, the Conseil d’Etat, France’s highest administrative court, released its decision on mass telecom surveillance. EDRi's member La Quadrature du Net (LQDN) shares its first impressions...
Do: Donate to EDRi for a better digital future
Producer: European Digital Rights
This spring, European Digital Rights (EDRi) is looking for your support and activism to free our futures from oppressive surveillance practices, dehumanising artificial intelligence technologies, privacy-invasive and power-greedy states and corporations. Your donation will enable us to coordinate campaigns, advocate for stronger policies, learn from our members across Europe, educate and mobilise the public and much more. Together, we can build a people-centred, democratic digital future!
Read: When Workers of the Digital World Unite
Producer: Digital Freedom Fund
The digital age has brought with it new means of exploitation and responsibility-shirking by employers, from hidden algorithms to dubious new working models. Now, however, the tide is starting to turn. In a handful of recent cases, we’ve seen workers successfully rise up against these platform giants to demand their digital rights.
Watch: Coded Bias
Producer: Shalini Kantayya
Modern society sits at the intersection of two crucial questions: What does it mean when artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly governs our liberties? And what are the consequences for the people AI is biased against ? When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers the most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces and the faces of women, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms.
Listen: Taking Back Our Privacy
Producer: Anna Wiener
The New York Times’ writer Anna Wiener speaks with Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service Signal, about his efforts “to bring normality to the Internet.” Privacy is a necessary condition for experimentation, and for social change. Advocates of end-to-end encryption argue that any backdoor into an otherwise secure system will immediately become a target for foreign adversaries, terrorists, and hackers.
Digital Freedom Fund | Operations and Events Officer | Berlin | deadline: 09.05.2021
EPIC | Global Privacy Counsel, Executive Assistant & more | Washington, DC | deadline: 21.05.2021
Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte | Legal, Fundraising and Communications interns | Germany | deadline: various
noyb | Office assistant, Legal trainee | Vienna | deadline: until filled
Wikimedia Foundation | Lead Program Officer, Community Learning and Evaluation; Lead Communications Specialist; Senior Public Policy Specialist & more | Remote | deadline: until filled
European AI Fund | Programme Officer | Brussels | deadline: until filled
CitizenLab | Head of Marketing, Content and Communications Freelancer | Belgium; Germany | deadline: until filled
Mozilla | Associate Researcher, PNI; Senior Researcher | Multiple locations | deadline: until filled