Depuis dix ans, La Quadrature du Net lutte pour qu’Internet reste un outil d’émancipation. Face à la censure généralisée, utilisant le prétexte de la lutte contre le « piratage », le terrorisme et maintenant la « haine ». Face…

The analysis of the future Regulation makes us fear that it will impose mass surveillance and automated censorship to messaging services. Those offering end-to-end encryption would be forced to renounce or to close down.

Two months ago, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation on terrorist censorship. We denounced it, explaining that this project would destroy the entire decentralized Web. Since then, we have met the French…

OpEd by Jérémie Zimmermann. 10 years after co-founding La Quadrature du Net, 4 years after leaving full-time coordination and representation to progressively take distance, Jérémie quits the organization today by resigning from his membership.

To my…

12 September 2018 – This morning, as everybody was looking at the Copyright Directive adoption, the EU Commission released a proposal for a Regulation on the censorship of terrorist propaganda.

This proposal would impose new…

12 September 2018 – The European Parliamant has just adopted the CopyRight Directive, despite delaying it last summer. Having successfully passed this Directive, the cultural industry and press publishers feed on the crumbs left by…

3 September, 2018 – On 20 July 2018, France’s data protection authority the CNIL declared (FR) that the activities of two French start-ups, Teemo et Fidzup, are illegal. They geolocate millions of people for advertising…

In March, we started unveiling what is surrounding the Orwellian project “Smart City™” in Marseille. But, as it turns out, Marseille is but a tree hiding the forest, as predictive policing and police surveillance centers…

Op-ed by Lunar, member of La Quadrature du Net

Op-ed by Taziden, member of La Quadrature du Net

On 20 June, searches were carried outPolice searches homes of “Zwiebelfreunde“ board members as well as „OpenLab“ in Augsburg, ccc.de, 04/07/2018 ; Coordinated raids of Zwiebelfreunde at…

4 July 2018 – Tomorrow, the whole European Parliament will vote on the new Copyright Directive. Two weeks ago, Parliament’s “Legal Affairs” Committee has adopted a first text, forcing commercial platforms to actively block copyright-protected…