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IRISS Policy Brief released!

The IRISS Policy Brief is available here: IRISS POLICY BRIEF ->pdf

Datenschutz: Wir sind doch nicht blöd

Article on data protection quoting results of IRISS published in the German newspaper “Lübecker Zeitung” can be found here (pdf) “Datenschutz: Wir sind doch nicht blöd” (July 13/14, 2014).

Join the “ASSERT Database of Experts in Societal Security”

The European Commission funded ASSERT project is looking to recruit experts in ‘societal security’ to a new expert database.

Membership of the database is free and provides experts with opportunities to keep up to date with latest developments in societal security, to interact and share knowledge with other experts in societal security, and to participate in a fully funded certified ‘Masterclass in Societal Security’.

Information about how to join the ASSERT database can be found on the ASSERT Database of Experts in Societal Security.

Please note that to join the ASSERT database you are required to read the ASSERT Data Processing Statement. 

“Studying Surveillance: The Contribution of Political Science?” by Charles Raab

Charles Raab published a blog post on 29. October 2013:

“Studying Surveillance: The Contribution of Political Science?”

The blog of the Political Studies Association can be found here:  Political Insight Blog.

 

LIBE Hearing on Mass Surveillance, 24 September 2013

Reinhard Kreissl presented a statement on the “Effectiveness of Surveillance in Fighting Crime and Terrorism in Europe” at a hearing of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament on “Electronic Mass Surveillance of EU-Citizens”.

Video: Reinhard Kreissl, IRKS @LIBE Hearing on 24 September 2013.

“Überwachungsindustrie hält Politik in Geiselhaft”, FM4 – ORF

Press comment on the statement of Reinhard Kreissl “Effectiveness of Surveillance in Fighting Crime and Terrorism in Europe” at the hearing of the LIBE committee on 24 September 2013:

In German: Überwachungsindustrie hält Politik in Geiselhaft, FM4-ORF.at; Comment by Erich Möchel on 24 September 2013.

EU-Anhörung zu NSA & CO: “Überwachungsindustrie hält Politik in Geiselhaft”; Netzpolitik.org

Comment on the statement of Reinhard Kreissl “Effectiveness of Surveillance in Fighting Crime and Terrorism in Europe” at the hearing of the LIBE committee on 24 September 2013:

In German:  EU-Anhörung zu NSA & CO: “Überwachungsindustrie hält Politik in Geiselhaft” by Markus Beckedahl on 25 September 2013.

“Surveillance, Democracy and the State”; IRISS-Panel at CPDP 2013

The full video of the IRISS panel hosted by Reinhard Kreissl and Chiara Fonio on “Surveillance, Democracy and the State” at CPDP 2013 (Conference on Computers, Privacy & Data Protection) is online:

“Surveillance, Democracy and the State”: CPDP 2013

“Datenspuren: Komplette Umkehr der Beweislast”

Reinhard Kreissl published an article on “Datatraces” in the “New Scientist Germany” on 22 February 2013 (in German).

 

“Wie Überwachung ‘intelligent’ werden soll”; Süddeutsche Zeitung

“Wie Überwachung ‘intelligent’ werden soll – Software für Videokameras”. Article on smart surveillance by Christoph Behrens; Süddeutsche Zeitung; 9 March 2013 (in German)