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The Long Arm of the Law – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

It’s a little over three years since the European Court of Justice held in Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja González that in some circumstances Google must honor requests to deindex search hits based on a person’s name. In ...

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Is non-exclusive democracy possible?

On a hot summer day House of Commons was the place to be for the representatives of disabled voters and international voting experts to debate the requirements for multi-channel voting enhancements, adding online option to the postal and person-present options. ...

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Facebook ‘misled’ EU on how creepy buying WhatsApp would be

Originally by Oliver Smith for The Memo In 2014 Facebook spent a whopping $19bn buying everyone’s favourite chat app, WhatsApp. The deal came under a huge amount of scrutiny: from the media (“they spent HOW much?”); users (“don’t let Facebook ...

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How to Lobby your MP

Open Rights Group organised an event at the House of Commons to lobby MPs and discuss our concerns about the Draft Communications Data Bill with our individual MPs to raise the awareness. Cybersalon joined and learned a lot, as always. ...

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Trifecta

A remarkable consensus of high-level opinion seemed to be emerging about the state of communications surveillance in the UK until this morning, when the High Court ruled in favour of the MPs Tom Watson (Labour – West Bromwich East) and David Davis (Conservative ...

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15 May: Quiz Your London MEPs on Your Digital Rights

Digital Hustings Invite On the 15th May, join Open Rights Group and Cybersalon at Shoreditch Village Hall, as we hear from MEP candidates for the London region and quiz them on their views on digital rights. When: Thursday 15th May, ...

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