EDRi-gram, 8 September 2021

In the first post-summer edition of the EDRi-gram, we are excited to announce EDRi's new staff members who have recently become part of the team. Join us in welcoming Fenya Fischler, who will be our Membership and Community Officer & Belén Luna, our new Campaigns Officer! We are also celebrating a big milestone in our signature collection to ban biometric mass surveillance as 60 000 people have signed the #ReclaimYourFace petition (hurray)

By EDRi · September 8, 2021



An unhealthy diet of targeted ads

EDRi member, Privacy International

Companies selling diet programmes are using tests to lure users. Those tests encourage users to share sensitive personal data, including about their mental health. But what happens to the data?

Click here to learn how the diet industry exploits our data.


How to make your voice heard?

Ella Jakubowska, Policy Advisor, EDRi

As an EU citizen it can be hard to make your voice heard about the things that matter to you. That’s where the ECIs come in. They are a unique process – somewhere in the middle of signing an online petition and voting in an election.

Watch here to see how you can take action now to ban biometric mass surveillance.


Evading facial recognition

EDRi member, Privacy International

EDRi’s Campaigns and Communications Manager, Andreea Belu, is speaking with EDRi member Privacy International, discussing how hard it is to guarantee that tools built to allow people to evade facial recognition will actually work.

Listen here to learn more.


Demand an end to the targeted surveillance of Human Rights Defenders

Amnesty International

Digital attacks against human rights defenders, journalists and civil society are on the rise. Their digital devices are hacked they can be spied on, silenced, and intimidated. This must stop.

Sign your name here to put pressure on governments now.



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