Tag: Tech Platforms

A Journey Into the Neutrality Paradox

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

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When Choosing Digital Tools, Consider Context

The Engine Room’s Laura Guzman reveals the most important factor in choosing the right digital tools for your organization.

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Facebook, GDPR, and Winning Back the Public Trust

Facebook has pledged its commitment to transparency and accountability throughout its GDPR preparation process, but it’s unclear whether it plans to make good on its promise.

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Microsoft Offers Free GDPR Assessment

The Microsoft Cloud is helping organizations prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read Microsoft’s GDPR white paper and measure your readiness with three free GDPR assessments designed to help your organization improve. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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MobLab Plans for GDPR with Shared Document

The Mobilisation Lab (MobLab), a global learning and collaboration network for social change, has published a living document designed to assist with its internal planning around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to the document, 20-25% of MobLab’s email list (managed with MailChimp) consists of individuals based in the EU. Qualified readers who are […]

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GDPR Compliance on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has a number of features and services for its customers as they prepare to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Services and resources include AWS’s adherence to the CISPE code of conduct, granular data access controls, monitoring and logging tools, encryption, audit capability, a 33-page slide presentation, and […]

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Slack’s Plan for GDPR Compliance

A new GDPR guide from Slack explains the platform’s methods and plans to achieve compliance, both for the company and its customers. The documentation covers security infrastructure and certifications, international data transfers, data portability solutions, management tools, and more. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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Dropbox Offers Insight on GDPR

Dropbox’s new GDPR guidance center offers insight and practical steps for organizations as they prepare for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Resources include a privacy and data protection white paper. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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Stripe Guide to the GDPR

Stripe, an online payments app published a guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which can also apply to organizations located outside the EU. In the guide, privacy and antitrust attorney Sára Gabriella Hoffman writes, “This guide aims to help users understand the GDPR’s widespread consequences, the opportunity it affords to improve data processing […]

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Salesforce Releases ‘Four Steps to GDPR Readiness’

Salesforce recently shared the First Four Steps to GDPR Readiness, which are meant to help facilitate compliance by removing roadblocks. In addition, the CRM platform says it intends to provide its users with “transparency and control of their customer data to accelerate compliance with regulations like the GDPR.” Meanwhile, Heroku, which specializes in app delivery […]

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