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Privacy must not be a luxury offered only to those who can afford it

Metamorphosis Foundation joins Privacy International’s initiative against exploitative use of pre-installed apps on Android smartphones On 8 January 2020, Privacy International, with the support of more than 50 organizations worldwide, sent an open letter to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet Inc., a mother company of Google, requiring Google to take action against the use of pre-installed Android smartphone apps. This initiative sends a warning but also calls for action by smartphone manufacturers who put profits ahead of users’ privacy by installing apps on low-cost devices. The request ...

The fourth wave of measuring the openness of executive and legislative power is underway

Within ACTION SEE – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in South-East Europe and through the project Using New Media to Promote Government Transparency funded by the National Endowment for Democracy, the fourth wave of measuring the openness of executive and legislative power, through the Openness Index, has been launched in four countries from the region (Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro). The Openness Index is a composite indicator that determines the degree of openness of Western Balkan state institutions to citizens and society and...

Three-day training held with representatives of CSOs and media

In the period from 11 to 13 December 2019, a three-day training for grantees was held at Hotel Park & Spa, Skopje, within the project “Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens – CriThink”. The training was attended by representatives of 11 CSOs and 10 media that are part of the second grant scheme of the project, implemented in the period from October 2019 to March 2020. On the first day of the training, the grantees had the opportunity to learn more about the basics of project cycle management, developing a monitoring and evaluation plan as well as networking opportunities ...

STEMLab’s “AMiZON” event among the finalists of “Meet and Code 2019”

The event „AMiZON“ organized by the Center for Education and Innovation and Learning - STEMLab from Tetovo chosen among the finalists of "Meet and Code 2019"