Pioneering Anti-SLAPP training coming to 11 EU member states in 2022-23

EC funded project Pioneering Anti-SLAPP Training for Freedom of Expression (PATFox) to provide training to legal professionals from autumn 2022 PATFox will design Europe’s first Anti-SLAPP curriculum for training across member states. Materials will be made freely available to all on project website antislapp.eu Project showcase at digital rights conference RightsCon on Tuesday 7 June 12.30 CEST Strategic …

When Surveillance Wins Elections: The use of Microtargeting in Political Campaigning

Political campaigns increasingly use sophisticated strategies fuelled by people’s personal data. One of these techniques is microtargeting: using voters’ data to divide them into small, niche groups and target them with messages tailored to their characteristics (such as psychometric profiles). Beginning in 2018, on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, conversations about the scale …