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.

EN
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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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01.04.2017
The Age of Security Populists

Despite Edward Snowden’s revelations of widespread surveillance, increasingly intrusive measures are being adopted in Europe in the name of security – but do these actually lead to a more effective prevention of attacks?

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01.04.2017
New Approaches to Fear: A Progressive Response to Islamic State

Is our response to the threat of Islamic State merely aiding their rise by unwittingly contributing to their strategy?

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12.12.2016
The Free Space for Data Monopolies in Europe is Shrinking

Will the recent EU laws prevent data monopolies?

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22.06.2016
Border Surveillance, Digital Counter-Movements and the Politics of (In-)Visibility

We find ourselves living in a society where increasingly our actions and our right to freedom of cross-border movements – or lack thereof – are being constantly monitored, both physically and digitally. But as we enter the surveillance age, forms of digital civil disobedience are fighting to go beyond these new borders and to protect our scrutinised values and movements, and our right to privacy.

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