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Digital Debate 1: The Digital Gender Gap

Civil Society Perspectives on the Emerging Digital World: the digital gender gap

Register now to guarentee your place in the Centre’s inaugural Digital Debate and engage with our three panelists as we address whether digitalisation is misogynist.

In all countries, CSOs are committed to the idea and principles of social and gender justice. Every person should have equal opportunities and the freedom to lead the life they want,

Digital Transformation: Why we need personal data accounts, similar to today’s personal bank accounts

21st August 2019 by Karl Steinacker

Karl Steinacker explains that in a society of rapid technological change personal data accounts should become the cornerstone of digital interactions, much like a personal bank accounts of today which have transformed beyond recognition in the last 40 years. The key, he argues to change is government legislation and, critically, civil society involvement.

As someone who has lived the transition from the analogue to the digital age,

The GDPR is an opportunity for civil society, not just a challenge

28th May 2018 by Laura Guzman

As inboxes full of updated privacy notice emails can attest, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here. The GDPR is the EU’s regulation on data protection, which came into force on May 25th and grants individuals greater knowledge of and control over their personal data. As a regulation, it is a binding legislative act, not just a directive, and will be directly binding and applicable in EU member states.