Since being first developed through the case law of the European Court of Justice, the Right to be Forgotten (RTBF) has rapidly diffused beyond its European origins: in Latin America for instance. This paper documents the wide spectrum of interpretations the RTBF has had across countries and data protection authorities.
Given the weakness of consent-dependent agreements in relation to profiling and prediction markets, consumer protection needs improvement.
Abbreviated version of a speech delivered by the Member of the European Partiament Sophie in ‘t Veld in Amsterdam in May 2017 to Data & Democracy, a conference on political micro-targeting.
This study examines the conditions under which political behavioural targeting occurs in multi-party democracies, and explains differences between parties.
A short Q&A with researchers Tom Dobber and Natali Helberger.
Today's struggles for human rights in the digital age would greatly benefit from a closer look at the past.
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.
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.
Turkey's strategy of repressing opposing voices in the aftermath of the failed coup of 15 July 2016 has transformed from surveilling perceived enemies and repressing specific digital content to arresting and silencing anyone who has been classified as a threat to Erdoğan's position of power.
Agribusinesses are buying into big data for its predictive powers, bypassing farmers and aggregating previously proprietary farming data. Given this power asymmetry, what are the ethics of the use of big data in big agriculture?