News on Information & Data

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Dream of Californication: welcome to the Californian Consumer Privacy Act

16 Oct 2018

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA ), slated to enter into force on 1 January 2020, borrows some cutting edge ideas from the EU and others’ privacy regimes while also experimenting with new approaches to data privacy. Importantly, the CCPA envisages an online advertisement market in which business are prevented from “ getting high on

Bandwidth throttling

The internet and the recent coup attempt in Turkey

14 Sep 2016

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 upside down

05 Sep 2016

eGovernment researcher Christian Djeffal draws conclusions on a chatbot that is proving useful to citizens… and turning eGovernment on its head.