Monthly Archives: February 2012

LSTS researcher Rosamunde van Brakel will give a presentation on Monday February 27 titled “Ethical Reflections on the Surveillance of Children: A Difficult Balance between Care and Control” at the Ethics of Surveillance conference held at the University of Leeds, UK.

See for programme: Ethics of Surveillance conference


Three LSTS researchers will intervene today, 24 February 2012, at the 2012 International Legal Informatics Symposium (IRIS) taking place in Salzburg. Irina Baraliuc will give a presentation titled “Law and Technology of Online Profiles after Death“, whereas Raphaël Gellert and Dariusz Kloza will present “Can privacy impact assessment mitigate civil liability? A “precautionous” approach“. Detailed programme: here (pdf).

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A Q&A of World Politics Review features Rocco Bellanova and Paul De Hert on the current debates surrounding the EU-US 2011 PNR agreement and on the PNR saga in general.

You can find their replies online.


You can spot some footage from the 2012 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) International Conference (as well as a couple of LSTS researchers) during the first episode of Right On, a new programme from Euronews: Our private lives on the web.

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After the successful 2012 edition of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CDPD) International Conference, next year’s edition is already on its way. CPDP 2013 will take place on 23, 24 and 25 January 2013, in Brussels. In the meantime, additional input on CPDP 2012 will be published at the Conference website.