Digital Infrastructure

Is the Jury Still Out on Zoom?

Overreliance on platforms like Zoom could result in a further loss of rights for those adversely affected by predictive tech and the digital divide.

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A New Class of the ‘Tech Left-Behind’

A recent report suggests that while technology today is advantageous for some, the culture behind it debases the core tenets of human dignity.

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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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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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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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Integrated Advocacy: Paths Forward for Digital Civil Society

A report from the Digital Civil Society Lab looks at how organizations are evolving to address policy issues in the digital age.

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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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Talk Europe! with Lucy Bernholz: Philanthropy in the Digital Age

In an interview with ERST Foundation, Lucy Bernholz calls on Europe to impart to tech platforms a set of standards that uphold the ideals of democracy.

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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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