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?
This week, a group of 30 participants, working on issues of racial, social and economic justice, digital rights, and in philanthropy, came together to not only collectively imagine...
The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties (LIBE) agreed on a final text for the Regulation on cross border access to data (so-called “e-evidence” proposal). Despite some improvements...
2020 started as a year to build momentum to tackle various digital rights issues, including mass surveillance and freedom of expression online. Needless to say, the global pandemic...
Could private companies be the only ones really profiting from digital welfare? This overview from EDRi member Privacy International looks at the big players.
EDRi member Access Now published a report exploring the actions EU governments are taking to promote what the EU calls Trustworthy AI, what this approach means for human...
A handful of Free Software developers today achieved what official bodies have been missing for months: They have made available the German Corona Warn App for tracing Covid-19...
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?
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.
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.
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.
It is clear that both the benefits and the harms of emerging technologies are not distributed equally, and experiences of technology are frequently discriminatory. The start of this...
The Annual Lecture 2020, chaired by STOA Chair Eva KAILI (S&D, Greece), will investigate the challenges associated with the growing datafication of our societies and the need to...
As a world-leading multidisciplinary conference CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. Within an atmosphere of independence and...
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
Reddit | European Policy Manager | Europe | deadline: until filled
Directorate-General for Informatics | Digital Forensics and Incident Response Analyst | Brussels | deadline: 15 Dec 2020
AWO Agency | Public Policy Manager | Brussels | deadline: 18 Dec 2020
Internews | Digital Security Training Specialist; Expert in Online Media Development | Remote | deadline: until filled
World Wide Web Foundation | Development Manager; ICT Policy Consultant; Policy Consultant | Remote | deadline: until filled
Coda Story | Senior Reporter | US | deadline: until filled
Tactical Tech | Digital 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