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 […]

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 […]

The meeting of the SURVEILLE Project End User Panel took place on Thursday, 24 October 2013 at Police Headquarters – Mannheim, Germany.

The following issues were discussed: The End User Panel Group welcomed guests from the Fraunhofer Institute in Karlruhe, Germany and TU Delft in the Netherlands Update on SURVEILLE Project Previous EUP submissions on surveillance technology / equipment and draft papers on deliverables. AFUS – Application for Finding Usability Standards – presentation and demonstration on software […]

SURVEILLE and EFUS Feature in Colombia's El Tiempo

During the visit of SURVEILLE’s Sebastian Sperber (EFUS) and Jonathan Andrew (EUI) to Bogotá the two were interviewed by the Colombian daily paper ‘El Tiempo’. Sebastian and Jonathan discussed their experience of the use of surveillance technologies by law enforcement and public authorities in Europe, and spoke of their experiences in Bogotá visiting the presidential administration […]