Basic how-to guide for preserving fundamental rights on the Internet

Basic how-to guide for preserving fundamental rights on the Internet

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, […]

#Democracy – Rights and freedoms protected by the people: recent events in Catalonia as a case study

#Democracy – Rights and freedoms protected by the people: recent events in Catalonia as a case study

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 […]

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’ […]

Digital Agenda 2017: Xnet’s roadmap to work on urgent subjects with impact on digital rights and freedoms

Digital Agenda 2017: Xnet’s roadmap to work on urgent subjects with impact on digital rights and freedoms

(Es) Agenda Digital 2017: Prioridades de Xnet para defender nuestros derechos y libertades y nuestras posibilidades de innovar y emprender en Internet.
European civil society organisations call for the rejection of the  EU Trade Secrets Directive

European civil society organisations call for the rejection of the EU Trade Secrets Directive

El texto de la Directiva de Secretos comerciales proteje los intereses económicos de las empresas a costa de lo derechos políticos de los ciudadanos. Est texto debe ser rechazado y debe exigirse a la Comisión Europea debe proponer uno más justo, que esta vez no cuente exclusivamente con lobbies de presión y abogados corporativos como asesoramiento.

FCForum 2015 Outcomes on Free Cultrure and Access to Knowledge

FCForum 2015 Outcomes on Free Cultrure and Access to Knowledge

We are in the midst of a revolution in the way that knowledge and culture are created, accessed and transformed. Most copyright rules about the information society where written before Youtube, WordPress and Twitter. Needless to say they are outdated and not fitted to the digital explosion and the Internet era. There is an obvious […]

Free Culture Forum 2015 OUTCOMES

Free Culture Forum 2015 OUTCOMES

Documents produced by the working groups in the Free Culture Forum 2015 for citizen action in: Net Neutrality, Freedom of Expression and Right to Information VS Trade Secrets, Copyright Positive Agenda, Transparency & Privacy, Right to Privacy and Encryption VS Mass Surveillance…

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Open letter to the world’s governments: Encryption isn’t a security problem. It’s a security solution

Open letter to the world’s governments: Encryption isn’t a security problem. It’s a security solution

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.

Open letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Net Neutrality advocacy in India

Open letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Net Neutrality advocacy in India

More than 30 groups from around the world have signed an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg regarding Facebook’s recent actions concerning the Free Basics program in India. The letter urges Facebook to meaningfully and respectfully engage with Net Neutrality advocates who are fighting for a free and open internet across the globe.

FCForum 2015 Outcomes on Net Neutrality

FCForum 2015 Outcomes on Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality is the founding principle of the Internet. It guarantees that all data packages are treated equally. This principle guarantees that the Internet will remain non discriminatory, equal for everyone, diverse, innovative and free. Telecom companies want to change that. They want to establish new business models based on discrimination and restrictions. They would […]

Blesa’s emails – Open access

Blesa’s emails – Open access

(Es) Correos electrónicos corporativos del ex-presidente de Caja Madrid que dejan en evidencia, con casos como el de las Tarjetas Negras, cómo se fraguó el hundimiento de Bankia y su rescate público en 2012.

(Es) #18A #OccupyTTIP

(Es) #18A #OccupyTTIP

(Es) #18A lxs ciudadanxs nos movilizamos contra el #TTIP. Recuérdaselo a tu representante ;) #OccupyTTIP

How to fight against corruption: Citizen Users Guide

How to fight against corruption: Citizen Users Guide

Xnet is an activist group working on the defence of free culture and net neutrality, using technopolitical tools for citizen empowerment and digital democracy. ExEXGAE http://xnet-x.net Much is currently being said of corruption due to the significant number of cases that have come to light. Government and parties try to take credit so that all […]

Radical Community Manager reloaded: 16 y 17 de marzo

Radical Community Manager reloaded: 16 y 17 de marzo

Desde Xnet y Fcforum, queremos invitarles a la reedición del taller “radical Community Manager reloaded” [*Título amablemente prestado por las compañeras de Nociones Comunes ] Desde la emergencia de movimientos de la sociedad civil conectada personas de todo el mundo utilizaron Internet no sólo para aprender, crear conocimiento y compartir cultura, sino para organizarse políticamente […]

SGAE: ¿cambios o maquillaje?

SGAE: ¿cambios o maquillaje?

Este post contiene: explicación de los hechos carta de invitación de SGAE correspondencia Xnet – SGAE vídeo del debate X: encuentros en la Tercera Fase entre Xnet y Antón Reixa, actual presidente de la SGAE Bonus Track de los recuerdos: Teddy Bautista vs EXGAE (ahora Xnet) – 3.minutos Breve análisis del borrador de directiva sobre […]

A message for #12M15M from the Internet quarter

A message for #12M15M from the Internet quarter

[This text is a message for #12M15M 2012 from the online community]. Last year we needed to cry out together that we were not alone feeling fed up. We were not alone shouting enough! Last year we lived through a cathartic movement, a global movement, a resounding cry to pick up strength while resolving to […]

G8 vs INTERNET

G8 vs INTERNET

The Internet is the place where we meet, speak, create, educate ourselves and organize. However, as we are at a turning point in early web history, it could either become a prime tool for improving our societies, knowledge and culture, or a totalitarian tool of suveillance and control. After 15 years of fighting the sharing […]

2010 oXcars and FCForum

2010 oXcars and FCForum

As many of you already know, the OXCARS festival took place last Thursday at the Apolo. More than 2000 people attended. Here you have some pictures and very soon a short movie. During the following days, at the Free Culture Forum, the citizen’s analog network, organizations and active voices of the Free/libre Culture and Knowledge […]

Let’s talk about “money”

Let’s talk about “money”

State of the art and notes against taxes on internet conexion Some ideas from our practices to be presented at the FcForum 2010 By EXGAE (now Xnet) “More fairness, less compulsoriness” Plenides (400 a. C.) vía J. Cortell   Castellano: Vamos a hablar de pasta” In the struggle to reconcile civil rights with the business […]

SGAE accepts the invitation and come to the FCForum as an Observer

SGAE accepts the invitation and come to the FCForum as an Observer

After the massive reaction from the civil society (110000 visits in only one day) in front of the posibility that the main Spanish collecting Society, SGAE, could sue EXGAE, and after the second press release of EXGAE in which it reaffirms its rejection against the legal pressures but also it’s constant openness to dialog with […]

The FCforum organises the presentation of the Civil Rights Framework Initiative for the Internet (Marco Civil da Internet) at the European Parliament

The FCforum organises the presentation of the Civil Rights Framework Initiative for the Internet (Marco Civil da Internet) at the European Parliament

European Parliament, Brussels (room A1G1) – October 27th 2010, 12:30 The “Marco Civil da Internet” is the new law proposal about Internet regulation of the Brazilian Ministry of Justice. It is a pioneering experience for the following reasons: Has been made through out the citizens participation, with more that 4000 contributions. It is a pioneer […]

‘Civil rights on the Internet’ The experience of Brazil’s regulation initiative

Organized by Oriol Junqueras (Esquerra Republicana Catalunya), Eva Lichtenberger (Verds-ALE) i FCForum.net (Free/Libre Culture Forum, Barcelona) European Parliament, Brussels (room A1G1) October 27th 2010, 12:30 Guest speakers: Guilherme Almedia (Brazilian Ministry of Justice – Coordinator of the Civil Rights Framework Initiative for the Internet). Carlos Affonso Pereira de Souza (Vice-coordinator of the Center for Technology […]

Dialogue, never arrogance

Dialogue, never arrogance

hello everybody, first of all, many thanks for everything you’ve done over the last few days . there were so many visits to our site, so very many that, as the graphic shows, they went through the roof of the page :) and collapsed 2 servers. over 110,000 visits in 24 hours. castellano: diálogo siempre, […]

Internet no será otra TV

Internet no será otra TV

The civil society ask to ensure a sufficient supply Internet so that any end user, without discrimination of “interest”, can use all services and applications of their choice.

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Yes, OXCARS and FCForum are back!

Yes, OXCARS and FCForum are back!

Like every other year – and this one more than ever – Xnet invites everybody to participate in the 3rd oXcars edition, the greatest free culture event of all times, in collaboration with Conservas and Telenoika -also EXGAE members- and this year with the help of Red SOStenible and the social networks. 28th – 31st […]

(Es) SGAE: noticias

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