People Versus Big Tech is an open network of civil society organisations working together to challenge the power and abuses of Big Tech.
Defend Democracy has been a very active participant in our joint advocacy for a historic European ‘Digital Services Act’ (DSA) that protects the digital rights of citizens instead of pandering too much to the interests of tech giants. The campaign yielded some major successes, including increased transparency and accountability, and the closing of a loophole that would have excluded large-scale disinformation from regulation. Though the DSA is far from perfect, thanks in part to Defend Democracy’s efforts it is contributing to greater resilience against various threats to democracy.
- Supported by: Defend Democracy
- Start date: Summer 2021
- Status: ongoing