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EDRi-gram, 9 December 2020

In this final 2020 edition of the EDRi-gram, our wish is to start 2021 with more energy, momentum and resources to protect our rights and freedoms online. Would you consider donating to help make that happen?

By EDRi · December 9, 2020


Donate: Get on Santa’s “nice” list by donating to EDRi

Producer: European Digital Rights

This winter, you can #ReclaimYourFace AND receive privacy-enhancing gifts from us by donating to EDRI’s campaign to ban biometric mass surveillance. In order to protect our freedom of expression, our right to protest and our collective futures, we are calling on the EU to ban these technologies in our public spaces. Will you stand with us?

Donate now!

Listen: Big tech lobbying

Producer: Politico’s EU Confidential

EDRi’s Senior Policy Advisor Jan Penfrat sheds light on the lobbying battle by Big Tech to try to shape key pieces of EU legislation: the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act on this episode of Politico’s EU Confidential podcast.

Listen to the podcast episode here.

Read: Surveillance Disclosures Show Urgent Need for Reforms to EU Aid Programmes

Producer: Privacy international

Privacy International and other campaigners are demanding that the EU enact urgent reforms to development aid and cooperation programmes o ensure they promote privacy protections in non-member countries and do not facilitate the use of surveillance which violates fundamental rights.

Read the publication here.

Watch: Snowden on Silicon Valley censorship, Biden and press freedom

Producer: Journalist Glenn Greenwald

This interview with Snowden reveals the growing dangers of Silicon Valley censorship, why a tech industry that never wanted the power or responsibility to regulate discourse has had that obligation foisted upon them by politicians and journalists, the lurking dangers to press freedoms, and how a Biden/Harris administration may make all of this worse.

Watch the interview here.



Digital Freedom Fund Racial and Social Justice Lead | Germany | deadline: 03 Jan 2021

Open Society The Information Program Project Head | London | deadline: 11 Jan 2021

RedditEuropean Policy Manager | Europe | deadline: until filled

Directorate-General for Informatics Digital Forensics and Incident Response Analyst | Brussels | deadline: 15 Dec 2020

AWO AgencyPublic Policy Manager | Brussels | deadline: 18 Dec 2020

InternewsDigital Security Training Specialist; Expert in Online Media Development | Remote | deadline: until filled

World Wide Web FoundationDevelopment Manager; ICT Policy Consultant; Policy Consultant | Remote | deadline: until filled

Coda Story | Senior Reporter | US | deadline: until filled

Tactical TechDigital Security Specialist | Remote | deadline: until filled

Center for Technology & Democracy | Deputy Director; Director of Policy, Director of Communications; Senior Policy Counsel | Washington DC | deadline: until filled

noyb | Web developer; Legal tech Expert | Vienna | deadline: until filled