Our website is now also available in Spanish: solicituddedatos.es/

That is our fifth language already! Another big step towards our goal of making the accessible to everyone. Huge thanks to @fmisle for the help.

RT @jwildeboer
How to use . Request data, find out the collected data is quite some more things than what the privacy policy describes, file complaint. Wonderful! datarequests.org/blog/honey-da

Two of our members have used the to request access to their data from the coupon extension Honey. Our analysis of the responses shows that Honey collects browser history data, contrary to own their privacy policy. Thus, we have submitted complaints.

datarequests.org/blog/honey-da

It's that time again: We are excited to announce that we are again participating in the !

If you contribute something to the project, we will give you a free sticker set. In addition, we are awarding ten t-shirts for the best contributions.

datarequests.org/blog/hacktobe

Did you know that you can also send GDPR requests to companies outside the EU in many cases? Learn more in Ani Karini's explanation of the territorial scope of the GDPR: datarequests.org/blog/gdpr-ter

RT @NOYBeu
BREAKING: The EU's Court of Justice has just invalidated the "Privacy Shield" data sharing system between the EU and the US, because of overreaching US surveillance. All details available here: noyb.eu/cjeu

@freddyym Thanks for the suggestion! We are happy to just host the video ourselves and wanted to do that anyway. We were only considering YouTube as we assume many users prefer to watch their videos there.

We did want to also upload the talk to @YouTube but unfortunately they blocked us almost instantly and with no explanation. :/ We are trying our best to fix this but unfortunately can't promise anything.

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The recording for Lorenz' talk at the Open Knowledge Lab Berlin (@codeforbe) is now online. Unfortunately, we had some technical problems, so the recording isn't perfect. We have added subtitles though, which should hopefully help.
datarequests.org/verein/event/

On Monday (May 11), Lorenz will hold a talk on datarequests.org for the Open Knowledge Lab Berlin (@codeforbe). The talk will be held online. Come join us!
meetup.com/OK-Lab-Berlin/event

In the interest of accessibility: The image shows a person with a big floating heart in front of it. Next to that is the text: "On day, we want to say thank you!". The footer text says: "datarequests.org loves [as a heart icon instead of the word] Open Source".

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On day, we want to say thank you! Thanks to everyone contributing to datarequests.org, to all authors of libraries we use and to all people releasing their software freely. Without you, our project wouldn't be possible. @fsfe

We are joining the !

Submit a PR to any of our repositories and get some free stickers. The 10 best contributions will be awarded with a t-shirt.
datarequests.org/blog/hacktobe

Today, our new color scheme went live. We introduced a lot more contrast in the design in order to make the website as accessible as possible to everyone.

Check it out and let us know what you think!

Today we switched to URL fragments to ensure even more privacy for you! Now all URL parameters are invisible to the server. Look at how we did it: github.com/datenanfragen/websi

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