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Digital technology is having a dramatic impact on consumers around the world, creating many new benefits including better communication, access to information and greater choice and convenience. Whilst consumers undoubtedly benefit from these technologies, there are questions about how to establish access to the internet for the many consumers who are not connected, how to improve the quality of services, which online services and products consumers can trust and what happens to the data they share online. To address some of these issues and promote access, participation and innovation in digital technology Consumers International is working to create a #BetterDigitalWorld. Throughout the next year and beyond we will be working on a range of projects that will help build an online world that consumers can trust.

The interactive map below shows our member's activities to build a #BetterDigitalWorld for World Consumer Rights Day 2017.
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A better digital world with the G20

Consumers International are partnering with the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) and our German Member, the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv) to tackle the vital and current issue of building better consumer rights in the digital world. As part of the partnership we co-hosted a G20 consumer summit on 15 March 2017, World Consumer Rights Day, in Berlin, Germany. The summit is part of the official G20 agenda for the German Presidency.

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27 June 2018

New research suggests leading tech companies are making it difficult for users to opt of out sharing personal data

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23 March 2018

Statement in the wake of Cambridge Analytica Facebook revelations

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07 April 2017

Consumer movement welcomes statement from G20 Digital Ministers

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22 March 2017

Consumer organisations come together for World Consumer Rights Day 2017

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RT @M_UsmanGhani283: @CRCPofficial #CRCPCon2018 #WorldConsumerRightsDay #BetterDigitalWorld Barister Zafar Ullah khan Concluding remarks ht…
RT @CRCPofficial: "Around 13% of population do not have access to water in Pakistan" stats by Mr. Waheed Zafar @za_waheed researcher @I_SAP
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RT @M_UsmanGhani283: @CRCPofficial #CRCPCon2018 #WorldConsumerRightsDay #BetterDigitalWorld Barister Zafar Ullah khan Concluding remarks ht…
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RT @Consumers_Int: Let's clear the shelves of hackable toys - watch our #Huggybug spoof advert and join the call for #SecureToys https://t.…
SandwellTS @SandwellTS
RT @Consumers_Int: The #DigitalIndex is a searchable collection of digital policies and initiatives from over 45 countries around the world…
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RT @Consumers_Int: We're delighted to announce we've formed a new working partnership with @internetsociety aimed at creating a safer, more…
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RT @elcoll: Simplifying your data rights - great tool from @projectsbyif and @OpenRightsGroup https://t.co/eC9RSpQXwZ #BetterDigitalWorld
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RT @elcoll: Simplifying your data rights - great tool from @projectsbyif and @OpenRightsGroup https://t.co/eC9RSpQXwZ #BetterDigitalWorld
KICTANet @KICTANet