Tag: Digital Technologies

Creating a New Global Standard for Privacy and Location Sharing

A geolocation system developed by citizen scientists could provide potentially life-saving data without eroding the right to privacy.

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Talk Europe! with Lucy Bernholz

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. 4 mins

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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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Upholding Transparency in the Age of Misinformation

Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving is calling on the social sector to help with a new set of standards that will address today’s ethical challenges.

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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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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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Building the Blueprint: Digital Civil Society Speaks

People from around the world share their thoughts on digital civil society, why it matters, and what makes them hopeful about it.

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Digital as a Given: The Landscape of Digital Civil Society

Lucy Bernholz lays out a vision of digital civil society and the cycles of change society has experienced as we become more dependent on digital systems.

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A Journey Into the Neutrality Paradox

As Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving suggests, misinformation and hate speech aren’t reserved for Facebook. Here’s how social good platforms can stay one step ahead.

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When It Comes to Blockchain, Are Good Intentions Enough?

For Cara LaPointe, coauthor of the Blockchain Ethical Design Framework, better questions make for better technologies.

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