Members of European Digital Rights have joined forces to defend civil rights in the information society. Currently, 31 privacy and civil rights organisations have a membership. They are based or have offices in 21 different countries in Europe.
Founded in June 2002, the Brussels office re-opened in 2009 and has expanded from one to four employees over the past two years. The Board is composed of three members.
Some examples of regulations and developments that have the attention of European Digital Rights are data retention requirements, copyright and fair use restrictions, cybercrime, filtering and blocking of internet content and notice-and-takedown procedures of websites.
EDRi is registered in the EU Register of Interest Representatives under the number 16311905144-06. See public profile on the EU Register. The statutes of European Digital Rights are available in English and French.