A call for papers for the international conference ‘Citizens’ Perspectives on Surveillance, Security and Privacy: Controversies, Alternatives and Solutions‘, to take place on 13 and 14 November 2014, in Vienna, has now been published. The event is origanised jointy by the research projects Privacy and Security Mirrors (PRISMS), Public perception of security and privacy: Assessing knowledge, Collecting evidence, Translating research into action (PACT) and Surveillance, Privacy and Security: A large scale participatory assessment of criteria and factors determining acceptability and acceptance of security technologies in Europe (SurPRISE). The deadline for abstract submission is 21 September 2014. The call for abstracts can be accessed here: Call-for-Abstracts- PRISMS Final conference Vienna.
The proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Internet, Law & Politics (IDP 2014) ‘A decade of transformations’ are now available for download here. They include contributions by two LSTS researchers: Anna Moscibroda (‘Territorial limitations in collective management of copyright after CISAC judgements‘) and Gloria González Fuster (‘How uninformed is the average data subject? A quest for benchmarks in EU personal data protection’). More information on IDP 2014 can be found here.
Simon Davies, visiting researcher at LSTS, has published an authoritative examination of the consequences of Edward Snowden’s revelations. The report was made possible through the support and contribution from a wide range of privacy experts, and is entitled ‘A Crisis of Accountability: A Global Analysis of the Impact of the Snowden Revelations’.