COVID-19

Protecting the Black Vote During COVID-19

Activists and policy experts look at how disinformation is being used to reduce Black voter turnout and further disenfranchise communities of color.

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Civic Freedom and the Pandemic

An alliance of CSOs and activists made recommendations to governments in response to “serious concerns about the state of civic space.”

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Legitimizing True Safety

The the first in a series of discussions on race, tech, and civil society examines police surveillance in Detroit.

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Digital Infrastructure in Times of Crisis

If digital infrastructure is the backbone of civil society and democratization, then why aren’t we doing more to protect it?

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Who Watches the Watchers?

MIT’s new surveillance rating system is ready to “capture details of every significant automated contact tracing effort in the world.”

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EDRi Launches Hub to Track Digital Rights Amid Pandemic

EDRi’s investigation of COVID-19 era surveillance includes recommendations from digital rights watchdog organizations.

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Watched and Still Dying

Social justice advocate Tawana Petty writes, “We fear the unknown and what we don’t understand and sometimes that fear turns us into people we might not otherwise be.”

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How Can Digital Impact Help to Mitigate the Effects of COVID-19?

Digital Impact and the Digital Civil Society Lab are working with partners to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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