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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.8 On 15 April 2009 EDRi signed, together with other 50 organisations representing the civil society from around the world, the Global Civil Society Statement in support of Petition for a Non-Commercial Stakeholders Group (NCSG) at ICANN. The petition sent by the Non-Commercial User Constituency (NCUC) will create an organizational structure… » read more

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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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EDRi-gram 7.6

Telecom Package in second reading – dangerous amendments Extension of copyright term postponed in the European Parliament German Police searches the homes of the wikileaks.de domain owner Data sharing legislation pulled by the UK government France: Three strikes law debated by the General Assembly European Parliament wants more transparency on ACTA Germany: Data retention is… » read more

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Published in EDRi-gram 6.19 On 7-8 October 2008 the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) held the first meeting of its Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) in Vienna. Representatives from about 100 NGOs and other Fundamental Rights Organisations – EDRi amongst them – were invited to discuss and make suggestions on potential strategic objectives of… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 6.17 Electronic Frontier Finland’s (Effi’s) ‘shadow report’ on the Finnish e-voting pilot has been translated into English and is available now on Electronic Frontier Finland web pages. The original Finnish version was published on 19 June 2008. The English version has been updated to include commentary on the University of Turku… » read more

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Since I’ve been busy in the past weeks, I am copying here the agenda of the past 3 issues of EDRi-gram, maybe you are interested in the topic. You can subscribe via email, free of charge to this biweekly newsletter on digital civil right. Hungarian Data Retention Law – challenged at the Constitutional Court Social… » read more

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EDRi-member Electronic Frontier Finland reports in EDRi-gram 6.3 on the problems with the e-voting in Finland : A member of Electronic Frontier Finland (Effi), a Finnish association for promoting digital rights and member of EDRi, has recently sent a request of information to the Finnish Ministry of Justice regarding their planned e-voting system. The system… » read more

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Hello ! This is a blog about European Digital Rights Initiative (EDRI) activities and some important articles from the EDRi-gram. The blog is launched by the EDRi-gram editor – Bogdan Manolea and other EDRi members are welcome to participate in contributing to it.

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