Democracy

The Internet has become the central place for democratic negotiation processes, where we have to fight for our freedoms and rights more than ever before. Society has a right to have a say on the rules in this great market place. We need more participation, more interference and more knowledge for all to put our democracy on a broader basis.

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24.April 2022

The DSA deal: A gamechanger for our lives, society and the internet

The Digital Services Act will become the new digital constitution for Europe.

2.December 2021

Disproportionate surveillance in the refugee camps – My Open Letter to the EU Commission

The inhumane conditions in the camps for refugees on the Greek islands have horrified us all, but so have the methods used to monitor the inhabitants. In the camps, the surveillance system CENTAUR is deployed, which monitors the residents around the clock with cameras, drones, X-ray scanners, electronic exit controls and loudspeakers. It is financed […]

25.November 2021

My assessment of the Council’s position on the DSA

We urgently need strict rules concerning the transparency of large platforms in Europe.

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