In September 2019, La Quadrature du Net started an initiative called “Technopolice” to collect information about the progressive outbreak of automated surveillance in France. This action reached a new milestone this Saturday, September 24 as…

Three years ago, La Quadrature du Net started an initiative called « Technopolice » to gather information relating to all technologies deployed by the police in our cities. Today, we have come to a point where…

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Surveillance has invaded all the spaces in our lifes.
Our connected computers are rife with advertising trackers, our phones are pocket spying devices, street cameras are starting…

Although it claims to protect our liberties, the EU’s draft text on artificial intelligence (AI), presented by Margrethe Vestager, actually promotes the accelerated development of all aspects of AI, in particular for security purposes. Loaded…

On 20 July 2021, the government proposed a new security bill which will, among other things, authorize police drones, the same drones that our collective efforts managed to reject four times last year. The government…

On July 16 2021, the Luxembourg Data Protection Agency finally rendered its opinion on the collective legal action we and 10 000 more people took in May 2018 against Amazon. This decision breaks a three-year…

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Philippe Aigrain on Sunday 11th of July, in the mountains, near his home in the French Pyrénées.
Philippe was a computer scientist and…

La Quadrature du Net is a signatory of an international open letter, signed by more than 170 worldwide associations and written by EDRi, Access Now, Amnesty International, Human Right Watch, Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), et…

After many years of participating in the EDRi network as an observer, working with the collective of European member organisations and the EDRi team in Brussels to protect rights and freedoms in the digital space…

This artice was originally published by Félix Tréguer on about:intel
The French government seems not to be interested in tackling systemic police violence. Instead, one of the most defining features of Macron’s first term as France’s…