July 3, 2016 — We are building free software tools that both the public and developers can use to check how a website is doing with regards to privacy and see what measures can be taken (and how). We’ll present this work and also talk about how developers are affected by the new EU data protection laws and the death of Safe Harbor.
April 17, 2016 — Privacy is turning into a big deal, not only for end-users but also for those of us who design the digital environments of Internet users. Last year, Dataskydd.net identified a range of simple measures that can be implemented on a website to vastly improve the privacy protection of its visitors. This year, we continue to promote a privacy-friendly web by building tools for individuals to request implementation of these simple measures from web developers. We will provide an ideological and political incentive for „privacy“ (the why) as well as technical tools for web developers to respect the privacy of visitors (the how).
July 12, 2015 — Sharing data on the web can unlock benefits both for yourself and for others. We’ll explore the different ways data can be published, the advantages of publishing open data and the extra things you can do to make that data more accessible and easier for others to reuse.
July 10, 2015 — Learn how to make websites that comply with European laws and respect the privacy of your users. Both legal and technical issues will be examined: EU regulation, cookies and various forms of tracking, privacy-friendly alternatives, implications of social login, why you should always use HTTPS and a whole lot more.
May 31, 2015 — Whether you are a designer, a developer, a blogger, or a business owner, Heather will give you a plain English overview of this year’s legal developments which can affect your work. We run through UK, EU, and global legal issues including VAT, copyright, online privacy, e-commerce, and data protection. We also look at the widening divide between lawmakers and the creators of the digital economy and discuss what we need to do as a community to solve it.