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EDRi at its 10th anniversary

13 March, 2013

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Deutsch: EDRi's zehnter Geburtstag


EDRi celebrated the 10th anniversary with its friends and supporters on 2 March 2013 with music from DJ MEP Ehrenhauser & friends and DJs pEtEr Withoutfield, Tasmo & Cpt Pudding /Blogrebellen with Creative Commons sound only.

On the 4th of March 2013, EDRi also celebrated the 10th anniversary at the European Parliament in Brussels. To mark the occasion, EDRi held a meeting with European Commission Vice-President, Viviane Reding.

"As EU Commissioner in charge of the Information Society and now as EU Commissioner for Justice, I have worked together with the European Digital Rights organisation for many years," said Ms. Reding. "Thanks to our joint efforts we have made sure that the internet could not be blocked and that data protection standards remain high in Europe. Today we are celebrating EDRi's 10th anniversary. Congratulations for 10 years of great work! I look forward to continuing our joint efforts for strong data protection rules in Europe. EDRi's continuous support is crucial to make sure that the fundamental right to data protection is properly protected in our European Union."

At the EDRi General Assembly of 2-3 March 2013 in Bruxelles, Belgium, EDRi welcomed 3 new members: Alternative Informatics Association from Turkey, Modern Poland Foundation and Initiative für Netzfreiheit (IfNF) from Austria.

Now, 35 privacy and civil rights organisations have EDRi membership. They are based or have offices in 21 different countries in Europe.

Press Release: Mainstreaming digital rights in European policy-making – 10 years on (4.03.2013)
http://edri.org/edri10

EDRi-gram: EDRi celebrates its 10th anniversary (27.02.2013)
http://www.edri.org/edrigram/number11.4/edri-10th-birthday-party

Alternative Informatics Association (Turkey)
http://www.alternatifbilisim.org/wiki/Ana_Sayfa

Modern Poland Foundation
http://nowoczesnapolska.org.pl/

Initiative für Netzfreiheit (IfNF-Austria)
https://netzfreiheit.org/

 

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