Joint final event of the IRISS, RESPECT and SURVEILLE projects: programme and participation in the European Cyber Security Month

Data: 29 Ottobre, 2014 Orario: 14:30 – 18:00 Luogo: Bruxelles, Diamant Conference & Business Centre 1.1.1     Le tecnologie della sorveglianza e il diritto alla riservatezza e alla protezione dei dati personali Durante il Mese Europeo della Cyber Sicurezza – European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), l’Istituto Universitario Europeo parteciperà ad una sessione in occasione della conferenza conclusiva dei progetti IRISS-RESPECT-SURVEILLE, nell’ambito […]

Annual Forum for Decision Makers: “Democracy and Security”

On 29 and 30 October 2014, the SURVEILLE project is going to organise together with the IRISS and RESPECT projects an Annual Forum for Decision Makers called “Democracy and Security”. This event is going to take place in the Diamant Brussels Conference & Business Centre (Bvd A. Reyerslaan 80, 1030 Brussels, Belgium). It will be […]

Prof. Scheinin (EUI) provides written testimony to the US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Prof. Martin Scheinin provided written testimony to the US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board’s hearing held on Wednesday, March 19th,  in Washington DC. The Board is currently examining the surveillance program conducted under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act. The work of the SURVEILLE project is mentioned in the hearing’s documentation (a link is given […]

Right to Privacy in the Digital Age – SURVEILLE discussed at UN Seminar

An expert seminar was hosted at the United Nations (Geneva) by the governments of Austria, Brazil, Germany, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Norway and Switzerland on the basis of the corresponding UN General Assembly resolution. The following link provides a video record of the seminar: Note: At 1 h 55 min of the video (linked above) Ben […]

US Panel Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies Publishes Report

Yesterday the panel established by President Obama to review the surveillance practices of the NSA released its final report. One important dimension relates to the possible privacy protections of non-US citizens abroad. You can find the Review Group’s report HERE. The report does not elaborate on the international human rights law obligations of the US […]