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What is Data Exploitation? - HTML5 video

A short video by Privacy International explaining the risks of data exploitation and what we need to do about it.

CPDP 2019: Democracy distrupted? - HTML5 video

In the election year for the European Parliament a debate is needed on the interplay between data protection, media and electoral rules, and on how regulators should act to ensure fair electoral processes in the digital age. A panel discussion held at the CPDP Data protection and Democracy 2019

CPDP 2019: Clashing constitutional norms, cross-border data and free expression - HTML5 video

What are the differences in free speech rights and privacy rights between the US and EU? What are the origins of these differences? How if at all can these differences be resolved? What can companies and individuals do when faced with competing legal rules?

CPDP 2019: DPAs and the media - HTML5 video

How do DPAs try to shape the public image of their increased authority and role under the GDPR? How do DPAs respond to the anti-GDPR press? What are the relationships between DPAs and the media of various ideological and political orientations?

CPDP 2019: Content regulation and its impact on democracy - HTML5 video

Internet platforms have become important fora of public debate, offering tools for increased democratic participation and engagement. The central role of internet platforms enables them to wield considerable control over online speech. Platforms effectively have the power to decide what content to disseminate and what content to remove. The same power is used to adjust content according to the profiles of users developed on the basis of their personal data. Recent scandals have shown that platforms can be misused as instruments of misinformation, propaganda and manipulation. Policy makers try to address the issue by regulating or by incentivising platforms to adopt codes of conduct.

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? 

GLASNOST! Nine ways Facebook can make itself a better forum for free speech and democracy - Reports

The report analyses how Facebook has tackled specific issues concerning political information and political speech, and then suggests nine ways to make the platform a better forum for free speech and democracy

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

The EAVI Guide to Privacy and Tracking Monday 30 July 2018 - Infographic

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This guide (May 2017) by EAVI offers some tips on how to protect our privacy online, for instance how to keep browser up to date, how to activate the tracking options. It also gives ... Digital_safety, Privacy ... Digital_safety Privacy ... This guide by EAVI shows you how online tracking works and offers a few tweaks and recommendations for increasing your privacy and limiting the amount that you are tracked online ... The EAVI Guide to Privacy and Tracking

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