Tag: Data Governance

Facing the Challenge of an Evolving Digital Civil Space

Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline is helping to build people-first digital infrastructures, one content moderation request at a time.

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Housing Data Tool Aims to Strengthen Tenants Rights

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is using New York City’s housing crisis to lay the groundwork for a nationwide movement built on public data.

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Location Privacy: How Protected Are We?

Public Lab is developing a set of tools based on “location blurring,” a new system that would mitigate the abuse of big tech surveillance.

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What Happens if We Ignore the Warning Signs of Change?

In the last of a five-part series, Lucy Bernholz identifies larger, contextual shifts that are shaping philanthropy and digital civil society.

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The State of Open Humanitarian Data 2020

A new report from the Centre for Humanitarian Data aims to increase awareness of data that is available and missing across humanitarian operations.

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Can Data Make Bad Housing Practice a Thing of the Past?

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is leading a data coalition whose aim is to further housing justice in New York City and beyond.

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Where Is Digital Civil Society in 2020?

As civil society is now digital we face new decisions at every level, from the individual to the organizational. Who and what will we be?

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Data Is Going Local, Thanks to Human-Centered Design

Data advocate Heather Leson explains how local communities will help bring IFRC’s Data Playbook to life.

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Infusing Startups With Ethics That Go Along With Profits

ITEGA’s Bill Densmore introduces three new efforts to orient both investors and entrepreneurs around ethics, data privacy, and transparency principles.

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Data Incidents: Design With Responsibility in Mind

Stuart Campo and Jos Berens of UNOCHA explain how organizations can manage effectively when data goes wrong.

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