kann nun mit der BürgerInnen-Initiative gegen Gesichtserkennung und biometrische Massenübrwachung in der EU starten. Insgesamt braucht es eine Million Unterschriften aus mindestens sieben EU-Ländern.

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Read Paul's blog post about his engagement with Tim Unwin and many others to create a report with the title:

Technology and Education for the most marginalised Post-COVID-19

Happy and healthy New Year to all of you!

Great news today!

A brand-new /e/-smartphone is available: we have worked with Gigaset in Germany to bring the /e/-GS290 to the market!

Ready to protect your data and deGoogle your life with a smartphone ?

Orders are open at:

Take a look behind the scenes at our partnership with and how we teamed up to ensure that your data is your data. 📱

Full interview:
Read more:

#dataprivacy #opensource #daretocare #fairphone

The mEducation Alliance released its first issue of EdTech Connected eZine last with the theme, Rising to the Challenge: EdTech Innovators Respond to COVID-19.
Tim Unwin
and Paul Spiesberger
discuss in one of EdTech Connected's articles their latest collaborative initiative with the following title: Technology and Education for the most marginalised Post-COVID-19
Read on here:

In the last couple of months we decided to formalize our partnerships with RISE and INSO. We signed a strategic partnership and thank RISE & INSO for their support. Read more here:

Sanja, our new vice-chairperson, wrote about our virtual General Assembly 2020. She also summarized our engagement in 2019/20. Read more here:

Want to know how you can break down barriers to coding?

Join this webinar on Tuesday, 7th July 2020 at 5pm GMT
lead by Joseph O'Brien. He's a passionate software developer and curriculum owner at


Get your aplications in for the EQUALS in Tech Awards - deadline 1st August; form available at . Five categories:
- Access
- Skills
- Leadership in Tech
- Leadership in SME
- Research

We are part of a collaboration between AnitaB and TEQtogether
to host an online workshop about "Changing men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and technology." Read more here to register and join:

Welcome to our range of phones!

This is probably the 1st privacy conscious and sustainable phone, fair for the planet and your personal data.
Preorder your /e/-Fairphone 3 today!
@Fairphone @WeAreFairphone

On Thursday I will give an online introduction to ICT4D in form of a lecture at the TU Wien. You can tune in via Zoom, find the link and additional information here:


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