Far-right French presidential candidate targets Jewish people with anti-Muslim content
Added: April 19, 2022
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The dangers of online tracking have been shown once again: French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour has bought tens of thousands of phone numbers of Jewish voters from a data broker to incite division with unsolicited anti-Muslim text messages. The DSA must put an end to the use of this kind of inferred sensitive data for […]

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France must not betray European citizens on the DSA at the 11th hour
Added: March 31, 2022
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As civil society, we welcomed Minister Cedric O’s commitment on Friday to prohibit targeted advertising to minors as well as the use of sensitive data for ad targeting in the DSA. Now the French Council Presidency must follow through and protect citizens, 35 NGOs write in an open letter. The open letter was sent to […]

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The Digital Markets Act promises to free people from digital walled gardens
Added: March 28, 2022
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Last night, 24 March, the European Union made a great step forward to better protecting our rights online as it approved the political trilogue compromise for the Digital Markets Act (DMA). This decision promises to challenge the strongly centralised environment of Big Tech platforms exerting too much power over our rights and over the flow […]

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Open Letter: Abolish manipulative dark patterns and creepy online ads
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Ahead of the upcoming Digital Services Act (DSA) trilogue meeting on 15 March, EDRi, Liberties and Amnesty International and 69 other civil society organisations have sent a joint open letter to 20 ministers and state secretaries in 9 EU Member States. On Tuesday 1.03.2022, several organisations in the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, […]

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The EU Parliament takes strong stance against surveillance ads
Added: January 31, 2022
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Members of the EU Parliament decided BigTech platforms should no longer be allowed to use surveillance ads on children and have significantly limited surveillance ads for adults. They also voted to prohibit ‘dark patterns’…

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Tweetstorm action: END SURVEILLANCE ADS
Added: January 17, 2022
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On 19 January, your representative will vote on whether surveillance advertisement should be allowed. It’s time they hear from you.

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Personalised ads online?
Added: January 13, 2022
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Big Tech companies argue that surveillance ads are needed for us to get the full experience: get the info we care about, find the shoes we want, and discover new worlds.

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Will the Digital Services Act challenge platform power?
Added: December 21, 2021
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The European Parliament Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) has approved its much-anticipated report on the Digital Services Act (DSA). What did they say about it?

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Is the DMA providing real choices for people?
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The European Parliament has approved its position on the Digital Markets Act (DMA). This represents a first step in limiting gatekeeper power and providing real choises for people.

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TAKE BACK THE POWER TO CHANGE
Added: September 24, 2021
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Why are some voices not heard online, while others are amplified globally?

Empower all to raise their voice for social change.

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