AnyWare You Are

Launching the project on 'AnyWare You Are? Contextual Privacy and the proliferation of location data': 6th December 2011, 12.00-14.00,  at VUB (room 4B302). Nowadays, using googlemaps on your smartphone or tagging yourself and your friends in different locations on social networking sites is an everyday activity. Sharing information enables us to enjoy all sorts of … Continue reading AnyWare You Are

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European Privacy and Data Protection Day 2012

If you're planning to organise a privacy or data protection related event in light of European Privacy and Data Protection Day 2012, we want to invite you to publish your event on the European Privacy and Data Protection Day website: http://www.europeanprivacyday.org/ (click "Participate: submit an event") If informed timely (before January 3rd, 2012), your events can also be … Continue reading European Privacy and Data Protection Day 2012

CPDP 2012 preliminary programme online

picture by Paul Benc (@flickr) The 2012 edition of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) International Conference will take place from 25 to 27 January 2012, in Brussels, under the title "European Data Protection: Coming of Age". The preliminary programme, including information on side-events, has been made available and can be downloaded here (pdf). More … Continue reading CPDP 2012 preliminary programme online

Sociale media en privacy: Het echte debat op 19 December aan de VUB

On the 19th of December the EMSOC-project organizes a debate between 19.00 and 21.00 about the use of social media and the right to privacy (in Dutch). Participants include: Jo Caudron, Dear Media; Paul De Hert, LSTS VUB; Willem Debeuckelaere, CBPL Privacy Commissie; Dominique Deckmyn, De Standaard; Ike Picone, IBBT-SMIT VUB; Bart Lombaerts, Media Marketing; Moderator: Jo Pierson, … Continue reading Sociale media en privacy: Het echte debat op 19 December aan de VUB

Towards a new EU legal framework for data protection and privacy

The Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee of the European Parliament has published the study "Towards a New EU Legal Framework for Data Protection and Privacy: Challenges, Principles and the Role of the European Parliament", which addresses the new challenges stemming from data processing policies and systems falling in the scope of police … Continue reading Towards a new EU legal framework for data protection and privacy