Xnet answers on European Commission consultation for protection of whistleblowers

Xnet answers on European Commission consultation for protection of whistleblowers

Whistleblowing protection should apply all across the EU. Failing to provide global protection would create anticompetitive situations between companies, the arise of strategies & techniques to hide wrongdonings & anticompetitve behaivours between Member States. Whistleblower protection should not be limited to workers & civil servants. It must apply to any citizen that reports wrongdoings & […]

For a Europe-Wide Regulation on Protection of Whistleblowers Reporting Corruption and Malpractice

For a Europe-Wide Regulation on Protection of Whistleblowers Reporting Corruption and Malpractice

More details: https://xnet-x.net/en/draft-whistleblower-protection-law-stasi-is-back/ Xnet at the Roundtable on Whistleblower Protection Xnet is a group of activists working, inter alia, in the legal, technical and communications struggle against corruption and also to defend the use of the Internet as a tool to improve democratic quality. In 2012 Xnet launched “15MpaRato”, a project which became the citizens’ […]

(Es) Agenda Digital 2017: Prioridades de Xnet para defender nuestros derechos y libertades y nuestras posibilidades de innovar y emprender

(Es) Agenda Digital 2017: Prioridades de Xnet para defender nuestros derechos y libertades y nuestras posibilidades de innovar y emprender

(Es) #AgendaDigital2017Xnet pide al Congreso menos mordazas y canon y más libertad de expresión e innovación

Zero rating: Why it is dangerous for our rights and freedoms

Zero rating: Why it is dangerous for our rights and freedoms

Zero rating is a commercial practice for which data downloaded from certain applications or services is not counted towards a subscriber’s monthly download limits. At first sight, it looks as if you’d get something for free, but actually your freedom of choice is restricted!

Directive on Terrorism: The European Parliament against our freedoms

Directive on Terrorism: The European Parliament against our freedoms

Paris, 1st June 2016 — Far from the French and European media spotlights, a draft directive on terrorism is being discussed at the European Parliament and will be voted on 15 June. This directive, aiming to frame the European counter-terrorism policies and laws, is crucial for Europeans to enjoy their fundamental rights.
But the current political discussions and negotiations would lead to widespread fiasco on freedoms and to an alignment of the worst policies violating civil rights, especially on the Internet, through censorship and surveillance. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) must redress the balance and strengthen the safeguards provided for the European citizens.