Europe has finally spoken up to stop Big Tech from using surveillance advertising.
What is watchdog journalism and why is it so important in a democracy? We take a look at the journalists who make sure our politicians play by the rules.
The new European law on digital services should create a safe, predictable and trusted online environment, unless European policymakers fail to protect free speech and people’s privacy thanks to Big Tech’s lobbying efforts. Send a letter to MEPs.
In their new policy paper, Liberties and other rights and press freedom groups explain why abusive lawsuits (SLAPPs) against watchdogs and journalists threaten democracies in Europe and what governments and the EU should do tackle it.
What does direct democracy mean, and how does it differ from indirect democracy? Here’s a look at what’s good and bad about “pure democracy” and whether it could still work today.
What are the universal human rights? What human rights do you have? Here’s what you should know about your rights, and why they are important.
To some, AI carries the promise of incredible efficiency. But it poses great challenges to our freedoms and standard of living. Lawmakers will need to regulate AI carefully so it becomes a tool to enhance, rather than threaten, our lives.
The Estonian Human Rights Centre has published their 10th report on the current status of human rights in Estonia. The wide-reaching report covers established issues, as well as new concerns that have arisen during the coronavirus pandemic.
Disinformation can wreak havoc on society if unchecked, as shown by widespread vaccine reluctance in Europe. Significant changes are needed to protect our fundamental rights from the corrosive impact of disinformation campaigns on social media.
The vote on the DSA, a landmark legislation to regulate Big Tech companies, paves the way to a more human-centered digital ecosystem. But landmines remain.