RDR @ the 2016 Internet Freedom Festival

Ranking Digital Rights is organizing a full day of sessions on Saturday, March 5 as part of the Internet Freedom Festival held at Las Naves in Valencia, Spain. The full schedule is available here. If you want to learn more about how NGOs are encouraging ICT companies to respect human rights, come to our first […]

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Fellowship Opportunities with RDR

Ranking Digital Rights is pleased to announce two fellowship opportunities for 2016: Information Controls Fellowship Program COMPASS Summer Fellows Program Ranking Digital Rights will also consider fellows sponsored through other funding schemes. All prospective fellows are encouraged to contact Nathalie Marechal (marechal@rankingdigitalrights.org) with any questions not covered by this web page or by the links […]

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RDR’s Comments to the UN on the ICT Sector’s Role in Free Expression Online

RDR recently submitted comments to a project looking at the role of companies in promoting freedom of expression led by the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression. The Special Rapporteur’s study aims to identify the main actors in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector that affect freedom of expression, the legal […]

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RDR in Slate’s Future Tense blog

The following story, written by Priya Kumar, originally appeared in Slate’s Future Tense blog. When Was the Last Time You Read a Privacy Policy? Tech companies know that everyone skips the fine print. It’s time for them to change approaches. At one point last fall, I had 16 tabs open on my Web browser, each […]

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RDR @ CPDP

Last week, Ranking Digital Rights participated in PrivacyCamp and the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) conference in Brussels. Two issues dominated the discussions: government mass surveillance, especially in light of the Schrems Safe Harbor decision (PDF), and the new EU General Data Protection Regulation. Participants also discussed corporate practices and their impact on privacy. […]

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