News and Publications

This section provides the news and publications in regard with a human rights.We are trying to choose the most reliable sources for this section.


On 3 December 2019, EDRi member SHARE Foundation, together with two
other organisations, published a policy brief concerning a new "smart
video-surveillance system" in Belgrade. The brief highlights that the
impact assessment of video surveillance on human rights, cond...

The Romanian Data Protection Authority (DPA) has recently announced the
first three fines applied in Romania as a result of the enforcement of
the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

On 27 June 2019, a Romanian bank was fined approximately 130 000 euro

5G telecoms networks could render obsolete the “lawful interception”
techniques that police is traditionally using, unless the European Union
and national governments take action. This was revealed in internal EU
documents obtained by EDRi member Statewatch, that has p...

Our digital information ecosystem fails to deliver the communications
landscape needed to sustain our democracies. In a problem analysis, EDRi
member Bits of Freedom introduces and disentangles some of the key
concepts and issues surrounding the dominant role of platfo...

Compared to non-governmental organisations and trade unions, private
corporations are far better equipped to influence European level
decision-making. A report "Captured states: when EU governments are a
channel for corporate interests” by Corporate Europe Observatory'...


Czech EDRi member Iuridicum Remedium (IuRe) has fought for 14 years
against Czech implementation of the controversial EU data retention
Directive which was declared invalid by the Court of Justice of the
European Union (CJEU). After years of campaigning and many hard


The National Data Exchange (N-DEx) 4.0 Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) is available for public review and comments until July 9, 2019. The IEPD is located on the N-DEx webpage under the Technical Tools section, near the bottom of the page.
The goal of...


IALRI has joined the Department of
Homeland Security’s (DHS) STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ Campaign. This
national public awareness campaign aims to increase the understanding of
cyber threats and empower the American public to be safer and more
secure online....

Blanket data retention has been prohibited in several court decisions by
the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the German Federal
Constitutional Court (BVerfG). In spite of this, some of the EU Member
States want to reintroduce it for the use by law enforcement autho...

After a process that took more than five years, the National Assembly
of Serbia finally adopted a new Law on Personal Data Protection in
November 2018. The law closely follows EU’s General Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR), almost to the point of literal translation in...

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On November 30, a th...

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