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CPDP 2019: The GDPR and the freedom of expression - A rocky relationship - HTML5 video

Art. 85 GDPR leaves most of the responsibility to reconcile the right to the protection of personal data pursuant to the GDPR with the right to freedom of expression and information (Art. 11 CFR) to the member states. However, many states did little to nothing to pass specific rules to relieve the mentioned addressees. Thus, has the situation for the freedom of expression fundamentally changed? To what extent do certain rules of the GDPR enable or require a media-friendly interpretation? Which member states fulfilled their obligations to pass rules under Art. 85 GDPR? Could the lack of such rules enable a misuse of Data Protection Law that could jeopardise media freedoms? 

Authoritarian Practices in the Digital Age - Academic Sources

This paper is the introduction to a Special Section that systematically examines authoritarian practices in relation to digital technologies in multilateral, transnational, and public–private settings. It explains the research agenda and aim of the collection and briefly describes its contributions

Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report - Reports

This report by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons is part of an ongoing inquiry on fake news, which has been expanded to include other related topics. The Committee claims that democracy itself is at risk, and sets out a number of recommendations

Protect Your Devices From Hackers – Don't Get '0wned' - HTML5 video

This short video is a guide on how to protect yourself from malicious attacks online

Using Password Managers To Stay Safe Online - HTML5 video

This short video is a guide on how to use password managers to better protect our privacy and documents online

How To Make A Super-Secure Password - HTML5 video

This short video is a guide on how to make super-secure password using ordinary dice

Encryption and Anonymity follow-up report - Reports

After three years, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye authored an update to the 2015 Report on Encryption and Anonymity, addressing trends in state restrictions and the role of corporations

Information Not Found: The “Right to be Forgotten” as an Emerging Threat to Media Freedom in the Digital Age - Reports

This report focuses on how Right to be Forgotten (RTBF) laws and jurisprudence are already impacting content accessibility and what effects they will likely produce in the near future. It also provides an in-depth look at the ways the constellation of policies surrounding RTBF implementation threatens media development

Public Consultation on Public Sector Information - Opportunities

The European Commission is launching a public consultation to evaluate the implementation of the Public Sector Information (PSI) Directive