Drepturi şi egalitate

Not just apps: privacy, personal data and COVID-19 in the western Balkans 

luni, 18. mai 2020. | Federico Caruso
| OBC Transeuropa

The measures adopted by some Balkan countries to contain the pandemic have raised perplexity in associations and researchers who deal with privacy and digital rights. Emergency actions, derogating from the national rules of law, could translate into mass surveillance tools.


Copyright reform: the forthcoming EU directive we'll all be worrying about in a few years time

mercuri, 13. iunie 2018. | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

On June 20, the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposed directive for Copyright reform. Sounds obscure? It is actually a hotly debated topic: the new directive may well shape how the internet will look like in a few years, among other things changing how linking and uploading of contents works.


Dark patterns: born to mislead  in depth

mercuri, 13. noiembrie 2019. | Federico Caruso
| OBC Transeuropa

Digital platforms often trick users into giving up their personal data or buying particular products. These “dark patterns” go against European legislation, but authorities are struggling to combat them.