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Tuesday, May. 3, 2022

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The registration for EuroDIG 2022 is currently open! We invite all our community members and interested newcomers to participate on June 20-22 either onsite in Trieste, Italy or online.

EuroDIG is non-commercial and community-based, so participation is always free of charge, but if you have the means to support EuroDIG 2022 with a donation, please consider doing so. After registering here you can donate directly or visit our support page.

Hot Topic: Declaration for the Future of the Internet

A few days ago, the European Union, the United States, and several international partners have proposed a Declaration for the Future of the Internet, setting out the vision and principles of a trusted Internet. This current initiative is going to be incorporated in the EuroDIG programme as a hot topic, so don’t miss the discussion on June 22!

You can find the consolidated programme here. Want to contribute? Become an Org Team member!

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Europol report finds deepfake technology could become staple tool for organised crime | Europol - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail Recommendations for tackling criminal uses of deepfakes Much of the deepfake content created today is identifiable through manual methods that rely on human analysts identifying telltale signs in dee…

Hack of Spanish PM’s phone deepens Europe’s spyware crisis - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail Pedro Sánchez is first EU head of state confirmed to have fallen victim to Pegasus.

The Digital Services Act: Political Agreement Reached, Long Road Ahead Awaits - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail Introduction In the early hours of April 23, after 16 hours of intense negotiations, the European institutions reached a political agreement on the EU’s flagship platform and content governance regul…

EU top court: Consumer groups can bring class actions for data protection infringements - Shared by EURACTIV Digital & Media

thumbnail The EU Court of Justice ruled on Thursday (28 April) that consumer groups can autonomously bring legal proceedings for alleged breaches of data protection rules as long as national law allows it.

Voluntary Transparency Reporting Framework - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail On 3 May 2022 the OECD is launching its new Voluntary Transparency Reporting Framework (VTRF 1.0), a web portal for submitting and accessing standardised transparency reports from online content-shar…

Google fights doxxing with updated personal info removal policy - Shared by Adewale Olatayo

thumbnail Google has expanded its policies to allow doxxing victims to remove more of their personally identifiable information (PII) from search engine results starting earlier this week.

What do we know about the roles of digital literacy and online resilience in fostering young people’s wellbeing? - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail KU Leuven's Joyce Vissenberg and Professor Leen d'Haenens, and LSE's Professor Sonia Livingstone, write here about the findings of their evidence review on

Mental health apps have terrible privacy protections, report finds - Shared by Teknocks

thumbnail A Mozilla report found that mental health and prayer apps have particularly bad data privacy protections. The apps suck up personal information and have vague privacy policies.

How artificial intelligence is enabling the rise of EdTech - Shared by Paula Piccard

thumbnail As artificial intelligence evolves, there is an opportunity for educators to completely reimagine the learning journey and create experiences

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