Reporting back: ‘Ensuring Privacy Rights for All’

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By Katharina Kopp  Katharina Kopp, Deputy Director of the Center for Digital Democracy and Director for Policy, has extensive experience as an advocate, scholar, policy analyst, privacy expert, coalition builder, communicator, convener, strategist and corporate leader. At CDD she leads on various initiatives to explore how Big Data practices and technologies, particularly with regard to …

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Tinder and me: My life, my business

By Maryant Fernández Pérez Maryant is a Senior Policy Advisor at European Digital Rights (EDRi) and a lawyer admitted to the Madrid Bar association since 2012. Maryant defends human rights and fundamental freedoms online in the European Union. She works on intermediary liability (e-commerce, hate speech, counter-terrorism, child protection), digital trade, network neutrality, transparency and internet …

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#WatchOut: Significant security flaws in smartwatches for children

By Finn Myrstad and the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC)  Finn Myrstad is the Head of the Digital Services Section at the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC). The NCC focuses on national and international issues related to net neutrality, data protection, copyright, telecommunication and other issues within the field of digital services. As a part of our work on …

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Information society: overview

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TACD work in the area of Information Society aims to promote the recognition and improvement of consumer rights in the digital world. With consumers increasingly relying on the Internet for work, shopping and social life, it is more important than ever that the appropriate regulatory frameworks are in place to ensure their safety and privacy. …

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Information society: policy statements

2016 EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Proposal 2015 TACD Statement in response to the European Court of Justice ruling on Safe Harbor agreement  The open and neutral Internet  – updated (pdf) 2014 The open and neutral Internet (pdf) 2013 E-commerce in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (pdf) Data Flows in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership …

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Information society: letters

2014 Letter to President-elect of European Commission on comprehensive data protection agreement (pdf) Letter to FTC and Irish Data Protection Commissioner on Facebook data collection (pdf) 2012 Letter to Google on terms of service (pdf) 2011 Letter to US Congress re Hearing on Internet Privacy and the EU Privacy Directive (pdf) Letter to FTC on regulation …

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