The call for papers for the upcoming 6th volume in European Integration and Democracy series, devoted to challenges for democracy, the rule of law and the respect for fundamental rights, posed by contemporary disinformation practices and digital media, has now been published [PDF 247 KB]. The planned book is a joint endeavour of the Centre for … Continue reading Disinformation and Digital Media as a Challenge for Democracy
The book ‘Grounds of the Immaterial. A Conflict-Based Approach to Intellectual Rights’ has been published by Edward Elgar Publishing. Written By Niels van Dijk, the book applies a novel conflict-based approach to the notions of ‘idea’, ‘concept’, ‘invention’ and ‘immateriality’ in the legal regime of intellectual property rights by turning to the adversarial legal practices … Continue reading Grounds of the Immaterial
On Wednesday, 28 June 2017 from 17h00 till 19h00 the Muntpunt in Brussels will host a book launch and an evening debate on Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Relations as a Challenge for Democracy. This book, co-edited by Dan Svantesson and Dariusz Kloza, is a fruit of collaboration of 30 authors from all over the world, who have provided … Continue reading Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Relations as a Challenge for Democracy: book launch & evening debate
The book 'Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Relations as a Challenge for Democracy' has been published by Interesentia. Co-edited by Dan Svantensonn and LSTS Researcher Dariusz Kloza, the collective volume focuses on the protection of data privacy in relations between Europe and America as a challenge for democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights. More information … Continue reading Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Relations as a Challenge for Democracy
Under the framework of the ARCADES research project, for the past 18 months, three European data protection authorities (DPAs) – from Poland, Hungary and Slovenia – as well as the Research Group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) have looked for best practices in teaching privacy and personal … Continue reading The European Handbook for Teaching Privacy and Data Protection at Schools
A blog post titled 'Beyond the GDPR, above the GDPR', by LSTS Researcher Gloria González Fuster, has been published by the Internet Policy Review: 'As the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Council and the European Parliament seems to be approaching fast, there are some good news to report: the … Continue reading Beyond the GDPR, above the GDPR
It is with great pleasure that we announce that the PHAEDRA I project (Improving Practical and Helpful cooperAtion betweEn Data Protection Authorities, 2013-2015) has produced its final publication, constituting also Deliverable D5.3. The project's final book, titled 'Enforcing privacy: lessons from current implementations and perspectives for the future' and edited by VUB-LSTS researches Prof. Dr. … Continue reading PHAEDRA I project (2013-2015): closing time
The LIBE Committee of the European Parliament has just published the study "Big Data and Smart Devices and their Impact on Privacy", authored by LSTS researcher Gloria González Fuster and Amandine Scherrer, under the coordination of the Centre d’Etudes sur les Conflits, Liberté et Sécurité (CCLS) and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). Download … Continue reading Big Data and Smart Devices and their Impact on Privacy
The Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) has published the study Access to Electronic Data by Third-Country Law Enforcement Authorities: Challenges to EU Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights, with a contribution by LSTS researcher Gloria González Fuster. Download it here (pdf).
The ARCADES project has published its first report, a state-of-the-art review about teaching about data protection and privacy at schools in the European Union co-authored by LSTS researchers Gloria González Fuster, Paul De Hert and Dariusz Kloza. You can download the report here (pdf). More information at the ARCADES project website.