On June 15th Privacy International launched its campaign #NotOnOurWatch with regards to the acquisition of FitBit by Google. Homo Digitalis supports the campaign by Privacy International #NotOnOurWatch.
On 16 and 17 June, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Ms. E. Tendayi Achiume, organised a meeting of experts in the context of her report on.
Celebrating the data protection day, the Centre of Liberal Studies (‘KeFiM’) organized on January 27th a webinar on “Privacy Challenges in Times of Pandemic”. Konstantinos Kakavoulis represented Homo Digitalis, speaking about issues that arise regarding citizens’ privacy.
On Monday the 29th of January, Homo Digitalis had the great pleasure and honor to participate in Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) 2021, represented by our co-founder Eleftherios Chelioudakis
Homo Digitalis has the great honor and pleasure to take part in the project “Justice, Equity and Technology» (JET), which is housed within the he Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and.
On January 7th, a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), in which Homo Digitalis participates, was published on the website of the European Commission, calling for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices.
Today, Homo Digitalis joined forces with other civil society organizations to lodge a complaint against the harmful practices of Google Ireland and IAB Europe in the field of online behavioral advertising
Two letters were submitted to the Chief of the Hellenic Police, raising key questions and requests for access to documents regarding the use of drones and portable cameras during police operations that took place in Athens
The reactivation of 13033 brought back a lot of questions as regards the protection of personal data of citizens. Homo Digitalis sent an open letter to the General Secretariat for Civil Protection today, 2nd December 2020.
Homo Digitalis participated in an online meeting of stakeholders organised by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) with regard to the use of purposes for legitimate uses sought by the controller or a third-party as the legal.
9 Homo Digitalis members co-authored a paper entitled “Autonomous Vehicles: Data Protection and Ethical Considerations”. The paper got accepted at the “4th ACM COMPUTER SCIENCE IN CARS SYMPOSIUM (CSCS 2020)”
On Friday September 4, Homo Digitalis submitted its written proposals to the Data Protection Committee of the Council of Europe concerning the draft Guidelines it had issued in early June regarding the use of facial recognition technologies.
On Wednesday June 3rd 2020 Homo Digitalis will have the great honour and pleasure of making a contribution on the topic “Algorithms and big data” to the video conference on e-commerce held by the Hellenic Competition Commission.
Our member Dr. Ioannis Krontiris interviewed Dr. Apostolos Pyrgelis, Post-Doctoral researcher in EPFL and member of the DP3T team, and asked him insightful questions about the DP3T protocol, focusing mainly on how close we are to real-life.
Today, 19.03.2020, Homo Digitalis filed a request to the President of the Greek DPA for the issue of an opinion regarding the agreement for the provision of smart policing systems between the Greek Police and INTRACOM.
Today, 09.03.2020, Homo Digitalis sent a letter to the Minister of Civil Protection, the Minister of Justice and the Permanent Representation of Greece in the EU concerning important safeguards that should be taken into account in the.
AlgorithmWatch has published an article on the use of face recognition technology by law enforcement authorities in European Union countries. Homo Digitalis’s Lefteris Chelioudakis had the honour to participate in this research.
On 28 October 2019, Homo Digitalis’s Lefteris Chelioudakis represented us in the second meeting of the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) Working Group on Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity.
On October 24, 2019, Homo Digitalis following the complaint dated on 5/30/2019, lodged a new complaint to the European Commission for non-compliance with EU law, this time regarding the provisions of the Law 4624/2019 on personal data.
On 26th and 27th September 2019, Homo Digitalis's E. Chelioudakis participated in a follow-up meeting on the strategic litigation opportunities of the General Data Protection Regulation in Berlin hosted by the Digital Freedom Fund.
On September 24, 2019 Mr. Konstantinos Kakavoulis represented Homo Digitalis in a seminar about the initial discussion regarding the newly adopted Law 4624/2019 on personal data, which was held by EPLO and Athens Bar Association.
The event will take place on Friday 27 September 2019 from 17:00 p.m. to 23:00 p.m. in the premises of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (“FORTH”) and the entrance is free of any charge.
Today, Homo Digitalis and the Consumer Association “Quality of Life” (Ε.Κ.ΠΟΙ.ΖΩ), filed a request before the Hellenic Data Protection Authority in order the Authority to issue a legal opinion regarding the newly adopted Law 4624/2019.
The Working Party will hold its first meeting on 10 September 2019 in Brussels, while 4 more meetings will follow in the upcoming months. Its work will be completed with the publication of a study during the.
The Vice President of Homo Digitalis, Mr. Stefanos Vitoratos is actively involved in organizing the 4th Data Privacy & Protection Conference, that will take place onTuesday 25th of June 2019 in Maroussi of Attica Region.
Today, on 30.05.2019, our organisation lodged a complaint before the European Commission against Greece for non-compliance with the EU law on the protection of personal data (Directive 2016/680 and GDPR).
Today, on 20 May 2019, EDRi and 41 other organisations, Homo Digitalis included, sent an open letter to the European Commission, requesting the organisations’ active inclusion in the implementation process of the newly adopted Copyright Directive, through.
Today, 15 May 2019, European Digital Rights (EDRi) along with other 45 civil society organizations, academics and private actors from 15 different countries, including Homo Digitalis, sent an open letter to European legislators informing them on the.
Homo Digitalis was hosted by Evangeliki Model High School of Smyrna and spoke to the students of the 1st and 2nd grade of the High School about digital footprints and their rights regarding their personal data.
We sent an open letter to call on MEPs in the European Parliament Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) to oppose to the introduction of mandatory fingerprinting for national identity cards
Austrian digital rights NGO epicenter.works and partner organisations from across Europe, including Homo Digitalis, are launching the campaign Pledge2019.eu, inviting representatives to pledge to reject upload filters
Homo Digitalis had the pleasure of meeting the representatives of the Greek Data Protection Authority. Present at the meeting were the Chairperson of the Authority Mr K. Menoudakos, also Mr V. Zorkadis (Director of the Secretariat) and.
On 21 November 2018, ApTI, Privacy International, EDRi and 15 more digital rights organizations, including Homo Digitalis, sent a letter to the European Data Protection Board, regarding the abuse of GDPR provisions in Romania
On the 8th of November a conference on “Facebook and other social dangers” took place in the European Parliament. Homo Digitalis was invited by Mr. Kouloglou and was represented by Anastasia Karagianni.
The first seminar organized by Homo Digitalis, entitled "European Cyber Security Month: Real Challenges-Legal and Technical Solutions", was successfully completed. More than 150 academics, professionals, students and citizens participated.