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Reporting back: ‘Ensuring Privacy Rights for All’

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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What we can learn from the Equifax breach

By Ed Mierzwinski Ed Mierzwinski is Consumer Program Director of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group and the U.S. co-chair of the TACD Steering Committee. His email is edm <at> pirg.org, he tweets at @edmpirg and his occasional blogs are here. Massive Data Breach at U.S. Credit Bureau Equifax Raises Many Questions, Including About U.S. …

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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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Five things the online tracking industry gets wrong

By Diego Naranjo Diego Naranjo is a qualified lawyer and co-founder of the Andalusian human rights organisation Grupo 17 de Marzo. During the last six years, Diego has been specialising on human rights law. He owns a Master’s degree in human rights from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice. Diego …

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