The time is now; our right to privacy and the protection of our human rights in the digital world is on the agenda. More and more people and organizations are aware of the painful imbalance between the commercial and public space on the internet, and legislation is on its way. The European Union is moving against big tech companies with initiatives such as the Digital Markets Act, and aims to protect human rights and counter disinformation through the Digital Services Act. Policymakers, the public sector and civic tech are ready for the digital transformation. What is needed to foster these developments?
The Time is Now
We must create public space online and we need to do it ourselves.