Beyond surveillance capitalism: recuperating digital sovereignty
DECODE, a European project
DECODE is an EU multi-disciplinary project that aims to raise awareness on data sovereignty in the future digital society and to set up a data ecosystem based on improving privacy, decentralisation and digital rights. DECODE aims to give the general public the opportunity to control and manage their personal data, so that they can decide what they want to keep private and what they want to share as a common good.
The main objective of the symposium is to coordinate a strategic vision on how digital technologies can help to improve an alternative political and economic project to the dominant surveillance capitalism and data extractivism, controlled by a small group of companies that are mostly based in the United States or China, leading to a veritable battle for digital supremacy.
The symposium will focus on the geopolitics of data extractivism and the formulation of democratic alternatives centred on people in the face of the current 'surveillance capitalism'.
Programme run by Francesca Bria and Evgeny Morozov.
DECODE is funded by the EU as part of the Horizon 2020 project, agreement No. 732546.
This activity will be streamed live.