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04.01.2021

AI systems will soon determine our rights and freedoms, shape our economic situation and physical wellbeing, affect market behaviour and natural environment. With the hype for ‘problem-solving’ AI, claims for (more) accountability in this field are gaining urgency. Summary of the IGF 2020 session: Aiming for AI explainability: lessons from the field.

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25.11.2020

Our new report: To Track or Not to Track? Towards Privacy-friendly and Sustainable Online Advertising shows that it’s actually possible to reform the ad tech industry without bankrupting online publishers. But in order to make that happen, EU policymakers must create a regulatory push by enforcing the GDPR and adopting new rules which would incentivise the uptake of alternatives.

18.11.2020

Dutch Foundation The Privacy Collective has sued tech giants Oracle and Salesforce for their online advertising practices. In the Netherlands alone, these two companies are processing millions of people’s data in a manner that is not GDPR compliant. Panoptykon stands with The Privacy Collective in wanting this case to go to court so that the companies can be held accountable.

09.09.2020

In our submission to the DSA consultation, we propose a set of measures aimed at addresing the troubling societal and individual costs generated by business models of large online platforms.

18.05.2020

Katarzyna Szymielewicz participated in the Webinar “Privacy & Tracing Apps – Why Standards Matter” organized by Alexandra Geese (MEP).
Recording now available via YouTube.

20.04.2020

Do Polish political parties microtarget voters? What is the role of Facebook? How to regulate (political) advertising? Read our new report — Who (really) targets you? Facebook in Polish election campaigns.

09.01.2020

The online advertising economy is not a win-win situation, despite what the ad industry claims. Here are 10 reasons why.

09.01.2020

A brief introduction to the types of ads we encounter online — and what they know about us

18.12.2019

The European Court of Human Rights demanded the Polish government to provide an explanation in the case of surveillance by intelligence agencies.

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