Digital Civil Rights in Europe

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EP needs to protect users’ rights in the Telecom Package! French National Assembly votes for the three strikes law European Parliament asks for respect of human rights on the Internet Extended copyright term for sound recordings pushed back Behavioural targeting at the European Consumer Summit Second PrivacyOS Conference Phorm – under scrutiny at the European… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.6 The German Police searched the homes of Theodor Reppe, the owner of the domain name wikileaks.de, alleging he was under investigation for “distribution of pornographic material” and “discovery of evidence” The seven police officers in Dresden and four in Jena having performed the searches in the evening of 24 March… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.1 While some European countries block the illegal content (mostly child pornography websites), other are considering implementing a similar measure through a hidden list. However the past month has shown, one more time if necessary, that usually the list of any blocked content will leak and thus the allegedly blocked content… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.1 The Privacy Office of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released in the second part of December 2008 a report regarding the Passenger Name Record (PNR) information from the EU-US flights. Even though the official conclusion of the authors is that DHS handling of PNR data “is in compliance… » read more

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