In this month’s edition of Democracy Drinks Berlin, Liberties, joined by GFF's free speech expert Felix Reda, re-imagined a brighter future for social media platforms. Read on to learn why he thinks a community-led approach is the way forward.
What is a white hat hacker, and what’s the difference between them and other hackers? Here’s why internet hacking isn’t always bad or illegal.
The use of facial recognition technology is expanding rapidly. One of the fastest growing surveillance technologies, it is present in our everyday lives - often without us realising. But the danger it poses to our privacy is finally being taken seriously.
The Commission’s proposal to fight online child sexual abuse is well intentioned, but badly executed. It would threaten encryption and harm our fundamental rights, including children's. Even without authoritarianism on the rise, this would be dangerous.
Algorithmic decision-making (ADM) is swiftly changing our societies. But does it hold up its promise of objectivity, or in the end do more harm than good?
COVID-19 tracing apps in Europe did not become mass surveillance tools. Nevertheless, governments gave too much power to Big Tech and too little agency to citizens.
In this article we will look at the major questions the facial recognition technology raises: how safe it is, why it is used, how it works, whether it is legal, and whether its advantages outweigh the threats it poses.
The European Commission’s draft for a brand new regulation on artificial intelligence contains some good initiatives, but it still falls short of protecting citizens’ fundamental rights. Here's what still needs to change.
Today, CCTV cameras can identify and track you based on the unique characteristics of your face, body or movements, known as biometrics. Here's how to trick surveillance to protect your privacy.
Social media has become an inherent part of our lives. But it’s important to realise that social media can be addictive, and to know what we have to do to change that. But why is social media so toxic?