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.

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 […]