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On Monday 10 February Lonneke van der Velden, of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), will give a presentation in the context of VUB’s Law & Criminology Talks. Titled “Forensic devices for activism: on how activists use mobile device tracking for the production of public proof“, the presentation will describe the various ways in which a mobile phone application turns a problem, that of mobile device tracking, into a method for the production of public proof. Lonneke van der Velden is a PhD candidate at the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) at the UvA. The event will take place between 12h00 and 14h00. More information here (pdf).

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UNCAMP 2014, the NGO event on privacy & surveillance organised annually in conjunction with the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection International Conference, will take place on 21st January 2014. UNCAMP 2014 will bring together privacy advocates and members of NGOs to discuss privacy protection and surveillance in the digital age, and, more concretely, to develop strategies to address current challenges. Please check the agenda and how to register in the UNCAMP flyer (pdf).