Referring to the television set, reseachers Kristina Irion and Natali Helberger argue that the CIA targeting of "our trusted friend in the living room" is yet another wake up call to European policymakers on privacy and confidentiality.
The German Federal Government is holding on to the German national law on data retention passed in 2015. In this op-ed, Volker Tripp of Digitale Gesellschaft argues that this attitude is untenable.
Fernando N. van der Vlist and Anne Helmond discuss Data Selfie, an open source browser extension that collects and analyses data about your behaviour on facebook.com
There is an increase in the Orwellian nature of schemes and programmes being launched in India, in spite of the absence of concrete privacy and data protection laws. While a major step towards mass surveillance was taken a few years ago in the form of “Aadhaar”, the central and state governments have subsequently adopted schemes which involve
After the global euphoria about the internet's potentials for empowering individuals and supporting democracy, more realistic arguments have been put forward against this optimism. 1 Indeed, we have been observing an ongoing fight between the autocratic government in Turkey and the Turkish people over using the internet for the last 10 years. It
Authoring a Charta specifically for digital fundamental rights might be a welcome distraction for rulers, finds Amelia Andersdotter.
Despite criticism, this charter "is unique in reaching out to engage with much broader audiences than any other digital charter did before," say digital policy advisers von Weizsäcker and Schräpel.
The UN General Assembly’s Third Committee adoption on 21 November of a new resolution on the right to privacy in the digital age comes as timely and crucial for protecting the right to privacy in light of new challenges.
Two months after military coup attempt in Turkey shocked the world, senior internet researchers Melih Kırlıdoğ and Mustafa Akgül find counter-intuitive evidence on the role the internet played.
eGovernment researcher Christian Djeffal draws conclusions on a chatbot that is proving useful to citizens… and turning eGovernment on its head.