November 28, 2012
Over the past few days, the Portuguese blog Precários Inflexíveis (Inflexible Precarious Workers) has reportedly been silenced and then blocked by Google.Learn More
October 17, 2012
The Macedonian Parliament is discussing a draft law on defamation related to online communication which may lead to strong censorship of online communication, the European Digital Rights reports.Learn More
October 8, 2012
British Prime Minister David Cameron joined Twitter on Saturday afternoon.Learn More
July 30, 2012
A new tool for monitoring parliament members' activity is now available online, the Kyiv Post reports.Learn More
July 30, 2012
July 18, 2012
Iceland's MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir is planning to form a chapter of the Pirate Party in her own country, the Reykjavík Grapevine reports.Learn More
July 4, 2012
Earlier today, the European Parliament rejected a controversial intellectual property framework, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, by a tally of 478 votes to 39 with 165 abstentions.Learn More
June 21, 2012
In the past year, Italy has faced unprecedented political and economic challenges.
Today, new political movements are fighting traditional parties, while a very lively open government and open data movement has been building, trying to create bridges and communicate with the institutions. And in this historical moment some of those traditional, technocratic institutions seem willing to change the way they have always worked to open up more to citizens.Learn More
June 1, 2012
Finally, PDF came to Brussels!
Our first Brussels conference took place yesterday at the Brussels Press Club and featured MEPs, journalists, EU communications officials, diplomats, bloggers.
They all joined us for a day of analysis on how citizens and governments are using technology to address critical civic problems and engage in conversation.Learn More
May 7, 2012
This month, PDF is coming to Brussels!
In past years, we have covered many issues related to techpolitics within the EU institutions. So, for us, it just felt natural to organize a PDF event in Brussels, where most of these decisions are made.Learn More
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