Reporters without borders Germany
October 9, 2019 · Blogs | On the ground | Information democracy | Freedom of expression online | Platform regulation
Content regulation – what’s the (online) harm?
In recent years, the national legislators in EU Member States have been pushing for new laws to combat negative societal phenomena such as hateful or terrorist content online. These regulatory efforts have one common denominator: they shift the focus from conditional intermediary liability to holding intermediaries directly responsible for the dissemination of illegal content on their platforms.
March 8, 2017 · Blogs
German intelligence agency violates freedom of the press
EDRi observer Reporters Without Borders Germany is appalled by the apparently targeted surveillance of foreign journalists by the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), Germany’s foreign intelligence agency. As reported by the Spiegel, the BND spied on at least 50 telephone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses belonging to journalists or newsrooms around the world in the years following 1999. […]
May 12, 2016 · Blogs
European Digital Rights at re:publica 2016
Last week, the re:publica, “Europe’s most exciting conference on Internet and society”, took place in Berlin. EDRi’s members and observers were out in force and participated in the 10th anniversary of the re:publica. We’ve collected all talks by our network for you (in chronological order): Fight for your digital rights (in German) Link to re:publica […]