This talk will give a brief intro­duc­tion into two EU bills that should top of mind for the digi­tal rights and hacker com­mu­ni­ty. The nego­tia­ti­ons for the digi­tal iden­ti­ty and digi­tal euro pro­po­sals have the poten­ti­al to for tec­to­nic chan­ge in the digi­tal age. This talk will pro­vi­de basic info, explain a bit how the EU works and try to mobi­li­se more peo­p­le to join the debate.