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Introduction to the UDDR initiative
The UDDR initiative is a multi-stakeholder initiative promoted by The IO Foundation to promote and achieve the proclamation of a Universal Declaration of Digital Rights.
Building trustworthy technology that protects your Data-Centric Digital Rights.
As core stakeholders, technologists play a critical role as the Next Generation of Rights Defenders and need to orient themselves through new design and implementation paradigms focused on protecting data. The DCDR Principles put forward by The IO Foundation are concepts that help them navigate the intricacies of applying Human and Digital Rights in digital infrastructures, products and services.
The UDDR initiative aims at encouraging a shift in the current technology paradigms by providing
- a Universal Declaration of Digital Rights comprising
- a Legal document (L)
- a Technical document (T)
- a Data-Centric Digital Rights SDK (DCDR SDK)
- a DCDR Processing Index
- a Global DCDR compliance database
- a strategy for international & national adoption and legislation strategies
- conversations on the different adoption strategies per stakeholder
- a strategy for the implementation, adoption, deployment and maintenance phases by the tech sector
- a roadmap for the above activities
To provide governments and the tech sector with the necessary tools to design, implement, legislate and govern digital spaces with a focus in the protection it its digital citizens by enabling technologists' role as Next Generation of Rights Defenders.
A world where citizens can concentrate in being responsible digital citizens with the full certainty that their digital spaces are build around the principle of Rights by Design.