The internet is changing – for the better. Last week, the EU passed the Digital Services Act (DSA), landmark legislation to restore users’ rights and rein in the dangerous business practices of Big Tech.
The EU may be a beacon of democracy, but its laws are still being finalized in secretive meetings that are closed to the public. But they’re not closed to lobbyists, meaning Big Tech and others have the last word.
As the war in Ukraine and the results of the Hungarian elections make clear, there is an urgent need to strengthen and safeguard rule of law and democracy within the EU. German MEP Sergey Lagodinsky joins the Speechbag podcast.
Do mandatory vaccinations schemes actually violate human rights? Orsolya Reich discusses why human rights groups say mandatory vaccines might be permissible, but it's not so simple.
It’s been three years since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, and yet the daily theft and abuse of internet users’ personal information continues. Will the EU finally take action against abusive online targeted advertising?
What can we learn from Germany’s rush to create two coronavirus tracing apps? Quite a lot – but maybe not what you’d guess.
Journalists and rights defenders must be protected from powerful businesses, politicians and their malicious lawsuits. In this speechbag podcast episode our guests talk about their personal stories & about the EU's role in the fight against SLAPPs.
Tune in to the second episode of speechbag, our new podcast. This time we deepdive into ethnic profiling.
Tune in to the first episode of speechbag, our brand new podcast. Let’s get up to speed about the hottest gear for our holiday travels. Also, why myth-busting vaccine conspiracy theories is not helpful.