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Chiara Manfredini

Chiara Manfredini

EU Policy Associate

Chiara is an EU Policy Associate at Access Now. Her work focuses on the right to privacy and data protection. She holds an LLM Master’s degree in International Law from Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit, specializing in technology and human rights, and a Bachelor's degree in European Law from the University of Maastricht. She wrote her Master’s thesis on the impact of technologies used for migration management. She recently attended the School for Human Rights Defenders at the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice. Previously, Chiara did an internship with Access Now and worked for a Brazilian NGO, the United Nations Student Association, an Italian law firm, and a start-up incubator.
Digital Competition Bill 2024

Position paper: GDPR enforcement done right

8 May 2024

EDRi and Access Now have co-drafted a position paper on the EU Proposal for additional procedural rules concerning the General Data Protection Regulation.

Publication
Position paper: GDPR enforcement done right
8 May 2024
Position paper: GDPR enforcement done right
EU-Israel data transfer

EU-Israel data transfer adequacy greenlit again: NGOs call for scrutiny over red flags

22 Apr 2024

Access Now and other organisations are calling on the European Commission to scrutinise its decision to re-confirm the data transfer adequacy with Israel.

Press Release
EU-Israel data transfer adequacy greenlit again: NGOs call for scrutiny over red flags
22 Apr 2024
EU-Israel data transfer adequacy greenlit again: NGOs call for scrutiny over red flags
European Media Freedom Act

Open letter to the European Data Protection Board: Oppose “Pay or Consent models”  

7 Mar 2024

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) must confirm the incompatibility of “Pay or Consent” models with fundamental rights.

Press Release
Open letter to the European Data Protection Board: Oppose “Pay or Consent models”  
7 Mar 2024
Open letter to the European Data Protection Board: Oppose “Pay or Consent models”  
EU-Israel data transfer

GDPR enforcement: European Parliament must guarantee procedural rights to ensure people’s data protection

15 Feb 2024

European Parliament’s Procedural Harmonisation Regulation is a step forward for people’s rights by establishing harmonised procedural standards.

Press Release
GDPR enforcement: European Parliament must guarantee procedural rights to ensure people’s data protection
15 Feb 2024
GDPR enforcement: European Parliament must guarantee procedural rights to ensure people’s data protection
The EU must hold VLOPs accountable

The EU must hold VLOPs accountable

20 Dec 2023
Press Release
The EU must hold VLOPs accountable
20 Dec 2023
The EU must hold VLOPs accountable
Focused View

Open letter: TikTok’s ‘Focused View’ feature must respect human rights law

7 Feb 2023

In an open letter, Access Now is demanding TikTok clarifies how it applies human rights law when using its new feature, “Focused View.”

Press Release
Open letter: TikTok’s ‘Focused View’ feature must respect human rights law
7 Feb 2023
Open letter: TikTok’s ‘Focused View’ feature must respect human rights law
Focused View

TikTok’s “Focused View”: the creepy new feature aims to monetise your emotions

7 Feb 2023

Ever heard of TikTok’s “Focused View”? Learn how TikTok claims to tracks your emotions and invades your privacy for profit.

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TikTok’s “Focused View”: the creepy new feature aims to monetise your emotions
7 Feb 2023
TikTok’s “Focused View”: the creepy new feature aims to monetise your emotions