Online platforms rank and moderate content without letting us know how and why they do it. There is a pressing need for transparency of the practices and policies of these online platforms.
The European Commission has consented to Liberties’ request for greater transparency and agreed to share the draft guidelines on the implementation of the Copyright Directive with members of the stakeholder dialogue.
While automation is necessary for handling a vast amount of content shared by users, it makes mistakes that can be far-reaching for your rights and the well-being of society.
The European Commission should be fully transparent as it creates guidelines for implementing the new Copyright Directive, which should include safeguards for fundamental rights.
A paper by copyright experts urges decision-makers to implement safeguards to ensure that the enforcement of the EU Copyright Directive doesn’t unduly restrict users.
In reaction to the enormous success a young German YouTuber had with a pre-election clip in which he harshly criticised the governing CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the party's new leader, has suggested "regulation of the digital sector".
The draft law is intended to tackle hateful comments on online forums, but digital rights advocates and opposition politicians call it a direct attack on fundamental rights and the freedom of the internet.
Anonymous online comments could soon be impossible in Austria. A new draft law targeting online hate speech will require far more than a nickname to post online. Unless you are posting on a neo-Nazi platform.
The number of complaints from ultra-Catholic groups, backed by extreme right-wing parties, against actors, playwrights, photomontages, performances, processions, carnival performances and exhibitions has increased...
A Spanish court has sentenced a documentary filmmaker who placed a camera and microphone in the crypt of a monument to the Fallen to one year in prison for discovering and revealing secrets. The filmmaker suspected...