The EU Commission just released the second edition of its annual report on EU countries’ democratic records. The effort is commendable, but the audit’s limitations and the failure to attach to the exercise concrete follow-up actions overshadow its merits.
Rights International Spain, our Spanish member organization, has released its report on the county's coronavirus contact tracing app, finding irregularities in the app’s data protection impact assessment and risk analysis.
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.
On 13 July, Liberties, Amnesty International, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Global Witness, and Mirovni Inštitute sent an open letter to the LIBE Committee, asking for proper interoperability measures in the Digital Services Act.
It is increasingly common to hear talk about predictive policing. While the topic is controversial, it is not immediately clear what all the fuss is about. Here's a brief overview of the main arguments in favour of and against predictive policing.
Racial Equality Impact Assessments are a social tool aimed at identifying, and offering practical solutions to, elements that lead to discrimination and inequality in decision-making processes. They should used at all levels of decision making.
In this tracker, the Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties) collects the most important developments around COVID passes as they emerge, with a special emphasis on those that Liberties as a human rights watchdog finds potentially concerning.
SLAPPs are a weapon in the hands of those that want to prevent us from having a say on matters that affect our lives and the society we live in. Liberties joins other NGOs from across the EU to urge policymakers to end these gag lawsuits.