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Jan Penfrat

Jan Penfrat

Senior Policy Advisor, European Digital Rights

Jan Penfrat is Senior Policy Advisor at European Digital Rights (EDRi) where he leads the network's work on platform regulation such as the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. Before joining EDRi, Jan was a freelance technology reporter at the German IT magazine where he covered internet regulation, IT security and open source software. He started his career as an EU policy consultant for the lobbying firm EUTOP and was a co-founder of the Privacy Training Center.


Regulating (Dis)Content: How Human Rights Can Help Shape Government Content Regulation Efforts

In this session, representatives from a range of key stakeholders will come together to take a closer look at three important considerations for developing content regulation -- transparency, scope of application, and cross-border impacts -- and examine different approaches to each, in particular with respect to the implementation of the State duty to protect human rights in preventing possible infringements of the freedom of expression online.