Launch of the PHAEDRA project on supporting co-operation among data protection authorities

A consortium of four partners from Belgium, the UK, Spain and Poland has initiated a new European project aimed at helping data protection authorities (DPAs) around the world to improve the enforcement of privacy laws. The two-year research project, called PHAEDRA, started in January 2013 and is co-funded by the European Union under its Fundamental … Continue reading Launch of the PHAEDRA project on supporting co-operation among data protection authorities

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Surveillance, Fighting Crime and Violence: IRISS report published

The IRISS project has recently published a report entitled Surveillance, Fighting Crime and Violence. First of several deliverables, it analyses the factors underpinning the development and use of surveillance systems and technologies, their implications, social and economic costs and impacts on civil liberties, fundamental rights and ethical aspects. The IRISS consortium has identified specific trends … Continue reading Surveillance, Fighting Crime and Violence: IRISS report published