๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง#Chatcontrol: That's how "objective" the European Parliament's voting system is. The ePrivacy derogation on #chatcontrol simply becomes a vote on "combating child sexual abuse online".

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With #chatcontrol the EU Parliament today adopted the first EU regulation on #masssurveillance.

72% of EU citizens do not want their private and intimate messages or nudes to be searched by private companies without cause.

My plenary speech:

๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Majority of the European Parliament allows e-mail, messaging and chat providers to search all private messages for allegedly illegal material and report to the police (#chatcontrol). We will take legal action.

patrick-breyer.de/en/chatcontr

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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Yesterday, the regulation on #chatcontrol was adopted by the EU Parliament: a sad day for all those who rely on free and confidential communications and advice, including abuse victims and press sources. This is how the Parliamentโ€™s groups voted:

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The tech is out there, but the EU is drafting new laws on AI.

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Belarus crackdownโ€™s next victim: Its booming IT sector

โ€˜We cannot invest in a country where people live in fear.โ€™

politico.eu/article/belarus-cr

'Lies, lies, lies': Belarusian journalists on working for state media

Belarusian journalists are quitting their jobs at state-run media companies. They told Euronews why.

euronews.com/2020/08/23/it-was

The governments and organizations that built their #COVID19 #ContactTracing apps on #Google/Apple Bluetooth tech are now waking up to the fact that Google requires sending them a constant stream of location data in order to use that API nytimes.com/2020/07/20/technol

Revealed: how the industry is waging war against climate action

In a nationwide blitz, gas companies and their allies fight climate efforts that they consider an existential threat to their business

theguardian.com/environment/20

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