Digital repression & resistance: Successes & failures using tech tools in the #CatalanReferendum
Xnet has prepared this technical guide with tips and tools addressed to activists, journalists and citizens whose fundamental freedoms and rights on the Internet are being restricted by state powers or authoritarian governments. It is important to read the recommendations, download and learn to use these tools before a possible arbitrary block of the Internet, […]
What is happening in Spain these days in relation with the situation in Catalonia is a very significant milestone in the defence of freedoms and rights around the world in the digital age. The reaction of the Spanish government has clearly shown that the entire population – not only those living in Catalonia – needs […]
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(Es) #VuelveLaSTASI Ley contra la Corrupción y la Protección del Denunciante: 2º acto contra esta ley liberticida.
European coalition of civil society organisations, citizens and journalists ask Members of the European Parliament to reject the Trade Secrets Directive
Texto original en inglés: https://xnet-x.net/img/reject-the-trade-secrets-directive-statement.pdf El 28 de enero de 2016, la Comisión de Asuntos Jurídicos del Parlamento Europeo (JURI) votará para aceptar o rechazar el texto de compromiso adoptado en los triálogos de la directiva de Secretos Comreciales de la Unión Europea (EU Trade Secrets Directive). Hacemos un llamado a sus miembros para que […]
The right to freely use and disseminate information should be the rule, and trade secrets the exception. Trade Secrets should not be used to shield and hide information about corporations wrongdoings, malpractices and abuses.
We encourage you to support the safety and security of users, companies, and governments by strengthening the integrity of communications and systems. In doing so, governments should reject laws, policies, or other mandates or practices, including secret agreements with companies, that limit access to or undermine encryption and other secure communications tools and technologies.
We must move towards the creation of distributed information and global conversation spaces that can be managed as common goods, with public support and resources if needed, instead of having to rely on private monopolies.
EU #TradeSecrets directive threat to journalism, whistleblowers, free speech, health, environment and worker mobility
Silence is gold