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'.
As part of the public section of the CPDP Conference, Paul de Hert will take part in an interview on the future of privacy (in Dutch), organised by deBuren. The event will take place on Thursday 23 January 2014, at 7:30 pm. Venue: deBuren, Leopoldstraat 6, 1000 Brussels. Fee: 5 €. To register, plese go … Continue reading What is the Future of Privacy?
LSTS scholars Rosamunde Van Brakel and Paul de Hert have been quoted in Is predictive policing making Minority Report a reality?, an article by Eugene K. Chow in The Week, for convincingly arguing that the combination of pre-crime police tactics and modern surveillance technology undermines the presumption of innocence.
On 10 December 2012, the Felix Meritis Foundation Amsterdam will organise a workhop on Privacy in Cyberspace that will be kicked off by a lecture by Mireille Hildebrandt. Venue: Keizersgracht 324 Amsterdam, Shaffyzaal. Beginning: 19H30. Entrance fee: 5 or 7,5 EUR. "> Order tickets here
LSTS research associate Marc Martens gave a guest lecture on the regulatory aspects of Biotechnology in the seminar "Business Aspects of Biotechnology" on November 8th 2012 at the VUB. His presentation can be found here.
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