FAQ: EU Code of Conduct on illegal hate speech
On 31 May 2016, the European Commission signed a “Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online” with four US online companies. This initiative came as a response to what is generally seen as a significant increase in extreme hate speech and a growth in violence against minorities.
From Warsaw to London: United to #fixcopyright
At the end of October 2016 two major events related to internet freedoms took place: Copycamp and MozFest. EDRi participated in both conferences, engaging with activists to build the resistance against attacks on our digital freedoms.
Follow the money – following some positive paths
In the EDRi-gram on 19 October, we reported on the draft “guiding principles” for a “follow the money approach” for online intellectual property right (IPR) infringements. The “guiding principles” were finalised in a meeting on 22 October. Having been very critical of the draft – and still fundamentally opposed in principle to privatised law enforcement […]