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The Ability to Say NO On the Internet

A feminist approach to consent in digital technologies

BKC Affiliate Joana Varon launches research that advances "an exciting feminist journey to collectively build a feminist framework for consent on the Internet. #FeministInternet"

"In order to shed a light on the matter, we are launching today, the research 'Consent to our Data Bodies: Lessons from feminist theories to enforce data protection.' The goal was to explore how feminists views and theories on sexual consent can feed the data protection debate in which consent — among futile 'Agree' buttons — seems to live in a void of significant meaning. Envisioned more as a critical provocation than a recipe, the study is an attempt to contribute to a debate on data protection, which seems to return over and over again to a liberal and universalizing idea of consent." 

Read more at Medium...

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