🇬🇧 Huge successes and major setbacks after the vote on the #DigitalServicesAct. We won backing for a right to use services anonymously, but there will be mandatory 📱number registration for adult content creators.

Find out who supported and who opposed your digital rights 🧵⬇

Personal information of millions of EU citizens is hacked and leaked again and again, fuelling cybercrime.

We were now able to secure a majority for a right to use and pay for digital services anonymously in the #DigitalServicesAct!

Internet corporations use unreliable #uploadfilters against supposedly illegal content - with much collateral damage. The majority won‘t even limit automated censorship to content that is manifestly illegal irrespective of its context.

Timeline algorithms monitor your online activity and will prioritize what provokes your reaction - often pushing extreme posts. We tried to give you control over your timeline - unsuccessfully.

Ever feel like online ads know exactly what you're searching for on the internet?

#Surveillanceadvertising tracks our every click and opens the door to fraud and political manipulation.

#Breakthrough: You can set „do not track“ and still have access!

More and more governments are abusing their powers to spy on citizens. The #DigitalServicesAct should ensure that your data can only be accessed by court order! But unfortunately, MEPs don't see it that way… #rejected

When Internet Service Providers block access to sites, they often block more than intended, depriving us of access to legal content. But Parliament won’t ensure that illegal content is removed at the source, rather than clumsily blocked by ISPs. #rejected

#Pirates believe that orders to remove allegedly illegal content should be left to independent courts, not government-controlled authorities. Sadly, the European Parliament disagreed. #rejected #FreeSpeech

The #DigitalServicesAct will permit cross-border takedown orders for content that was published legally in another country. Now autocrats like Orban & Co will be able to remove content all over the EU...

The EU Parliament today sends a clear message to tech giants: your terms and conditions must respect our fundamental rights such as #privacy, #freespeech and #mediafreedom, or else they will be void!


@echo_pbreyer So I saw one of these boosted and thought it looked like good news. But after reading the thread it seems like a massive string of setbacks, with a lip-service vote on one issue to generate media spin.
What use is the ToS vote, if surveillance marketing is allowed to continue?

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