Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turn

The book 'Privacy and Due Process after the Computational Turn: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology', co-edited by Mireille Hildebrandt and Katja de Vries, has been published. The volume is the output of the second Philosophers' Reading Panel, held during the CPDP Conference in 2011. It engages with the rapidly developing computational … Continue reading Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turn

The emergence of personal data protection as a fundamental right of the European Union

On Wednesday 29 May 2013 LSTS researcher Gloria González Fuster will publicly defend her PhD ‘The emergence of personal data protection as a fundamental right of the European Union’, co-promoted by Prof. Dr. S. Gutwirth and Prof. Dr. P. De Hert. The defence will take place at 6pm in Room D.2.01, at VUB. More information … Continue reading The emergence of personal data protection as a fundamental right of the European Union

Grounds of the immaterial: A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights

On Friday 24 May 2013 LSTS researcher Niels Van Dijk will publicly defend his PhD 'Grounds of the immaterial. A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights', co-promoted by Prof. Dr. M. Hildebrandt and Prof. Dr. S. Gutwirth. The defence will take place at 5pm in Room D.0.08, at VUB. More information can be … Continue reading Grounds of the immaterial: A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights

CPDP 2014 Call for Panels

The 2014 edition of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) International Conference will take place in Brussels on 22, 23 and 24 January 2014. A Call for Panels is currently open,  and will be open until 1 June 2013. More information can be found on the CPDP website.