EDRi-gram, 6 October 2021

We celebrate a historic milestone for our human rights as the European Parliament heard what EDRi has been long advocating for and took a bold stand against unacceptably risky uses of AI like biometric mass surveillance and predictive policing. We also cheer for civil society's success in Serbia as community and international pressure forced the government to withdraw its law, threatening to subject people to oppressive and privacy intrusive biometric surveillance.

By EDRi · October 6, 2021



Save the date: #PrivacyCamp22


Join us online at the 10th annual Privacy Camp on 25 January 2022! Save the date now.


Who writes the rules?

Who Writes the rules

The women behind the #WhoWritestheRules campaign share stories about online censorship, algorithmic harm, inequitable EU policymaking, decolonising digital rights & how technological utopia has failed to materialise for Black women in particular. Click here to read their stories.


The UK’s Privatised Migration Surveillance Regime

Privacy International

The UK’s migration and border control system is complex and highly privatised – with arms and tech companies making billions from it. But who is involved? Watch here to see how UK authorities track and monitor immigrants and the companies which profit.


Since the 60s, countercultures have subverted mainstream tech to connect and build community

CBC Radio

Coming straight from the counterculture capital of the United States, personal computers were meant to be an extension of the hippie movement, whose epicentre was what’s now called Silicon Valley. Computers were supposed to represent the utopian dream of disembodied information, said Fred Turner, a professor of communications at Stanford University. Listen here to learn what happened to the techno-utopian dream.



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