29.11.2021
The Long Arm of Transnational Repression in Europe

The practice of targeting “enemy“ citizens abroad is not new, but it is on a rise and undermines fundamental rights.

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29.11.2021
Europe’s Tech Policy Misses a Common Understanding

How technology is influencing Europe’s foreign policy development and geopolitical positions.

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30.11.2020
Borders, Bodies and See-All Technologies: Pushing the Limits of Bio-Surveillance

In recent years, surveillance technologies have increasingly been deployed to monitor, control, and curtail the movement of people. The pandemic is accelerating this trend.

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10.07.2020
In Silencing Its People, China Invites Disaster

World-renowned dissident cartoonist Badiucao speaks about his journey, the situation in Hong Kong, and the future of democracy globally.

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25.07.2019
Resisting Surveillance

The Harvard Business School Professor Emerita discusses the large-scale rollout of surveillance capitalism and the challenges this poses to democracy.

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21.05.2019
How GDPR Is Driving the US Privacy Legislation Debate

While US firms might dominate the tech industry, the European Union led the way on digital rights. Now US politicians too are calling for reform.

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17.12.2018
Link Taxes and Upload Filters Will Not Fix the Internet

An interview with the Pirate MEP on what Article 11 and 13 of the EU’s proposed copyright directive could mean for internet freedom.

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14.08.2018
A Lawless Zone: Surveillance Technologies and the Police

New surveillance technologies and AI are rapidly transforming policing, but what does this mean for civil liberties?

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01.04.2017
When Security Means Silence: States of Emergency and Political Protest

The democratic right to political protest faces a two-fold threat: a broadened definition of terrorism alongside an increasingly militarised form of policing, justified by a state of perpetual emergency.

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01.04.2017
Getting Personal: How Biosecurity Gets Under Our Skin

A review of Frederic Gros’s book – The Principal Security – which outlines his increasingly pertinent concept of biosecurity.

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