Doteveryone is calling for a new independent regulatory body, an Office for Responsible Technology, with three responsibilities. One of those responsibilities would be to support people to seek redress from technology-driven harms.
Doteveryone, in partnership with Resolver, hosted a series of informal events in late 2018/early 2019 to bring together the organisations and individuals leading the charge in promoting the digital rights of the public, and to find ways to better support people to seek redress in the online world.
We’re now delighted to be one of the eights finalists of the Legal Access Challenge to make legal support more accessible and affordable for individuals and small businesses through new technology.
For the challenge, over the next six months together with Resolver, we’re developing MyDigitalRights, a free and independent one-stop shop for people to exercise their digital rights and access systems of redress when online services fail to respect them.
By the end of this period we’ll have a functioning prototype that gives a flavour of how MyDigitalRights can be used to help people defend their rights online in the real world. If we’re announced as a Legal Access Challenge winner in April 2020, we’ll be supported to further develop and commercialise our prototype to bring it to new audiences.
If you’d like to get involved or find out more we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch at [email protected]