The discussion paper prepared for the Exploring the Privacy and Data Protection connection: International Workshop on the Legal Notions of Privacy and Data Protection in EU Law in a Rapidly Changing World, co-organised by VUB’s Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) Research Group and the Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH), is available for download.
A 2019 version of the report ‘Cross-border Access to Electronic Data through Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters‘ (Marco Stefan and Gloria González Fuster), expanded and improved, is now available from download from this link.
The video of the ‘Online abuse of women: Who is fighting back?‘ Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) 2019 panel is now online. Participants are: Chair: Gloria González Fuster, VUB -LSTS (BE) Moderator: Valerie Steeves, University of Ottawa (CA) Speakers: Eva Blum-Dumontet, Privacy International (UK); Ingrid Bellander Todino, DG JUST (EU); Milena Marin, Amnesty International (UK), Rebekah K. Tromble, Leiden University (NL).
A subjective selection of songs published in 2018 somehow related to privacy and surveillance, to sing along, discuss, or meditate.
- Cardi B ‘Thru your phone‘ (Invasion of privacy, Atlantic) [YouTube]
- The 1975 ‘The man who married a robot / Love theme‘ (A brief inquiry into online relationships, Polydor) [YouTube]
- Lonnie Holley ‘I’m a suspect’ (MITH, Jagjaguwar) [YouTube]
- Tune-Yards ‘Private life‘ (I can feel you creep into my private life, 4AD) [YouTube album trailer]
- Courtney Barnett ‘Nameless, faceless‘ (Tell me how you really feel, Milk! Records) [YouTube]
- Arctic Monkeys ‘The world’s first ever monster truck front flip’ (Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino, Domino) [YouTube]
- Stella Donnelly ‘Mechanical bull’ (Thrush Metal, Secretly Canadian) [YouTube]
- Holly Herndon & Jlin (feat. Spawn) ‘Godmother‘ [YouTube]
- Interpol ‘Surveillance’ (Marauder, Matador) [Official]
- Screaming Females ‘Glass house‘ (All at once, Don Giovanni Records) [YouTube]
- John Maus ‘Privacy’ (Ariel Pink cover) (Addendum, Ribbon Music) [YouTube]
- Syd Strahan ‘Panopticon‘ [SoundCloud]
- Saba feat. Chance the Rapper ‘Logout‘ (Care for me) [YouTube]
- Sam Kidel ‘Live @ Google Data Center’ (Silicon Ear) [Bandcamp]
- Fucked Up ‘Mechanical bull’ (Dose your dreams, Merge Records) [Bandcamp]
- American Nudism ‘Video surveillance‘ (Negative space EP, Perennial) [Bandcamp]
- Farao ‘Gabriel’ (Pure-O, Western Vinyl) [YouTube]
- SHfR ‘Please switch off your pacemaker when are near the mobile phone‘ (I forgot the details, but I composed “9 songs”) [Archive.org]
- Alex Somers & Sigur Rós ‘End’ (Black Mirror: Hang the DJ, Music from the Netflix original series, Invada)
- Cairo Braga ‘Revision of the future’ (Elegant Elephant) [Bandcamp]
- Scanner ’Mass observation (expanded)‘ (Mass observation (expanded), Room40) [YouTube]
- Ezra Furman ‘No place’
- Angèle ‘Victime des réseaux’ (Brol, Angèle VL Records) [YouTube]
- Lucrecia Dalt ‘Errors of skin’ (Anticlines, Rvng. Intl) [Bandcamp]
- Childish Gambino ‘Algorythm’ [leaked demo: DBR] [live unofficial: YouTube]
- Grimes (feat. HANA) ‘We appreciate power‘ (4AD) [YouTube]
- Thy Saviors ‘Govt. protection‘ (Robot crisis) [Bandcamp]
- DONN ‘Watching me’ (The return of DONN) [Bandcamp]
- The Skull Eclipses (feat. Open Mike Eagle) ‘Gone’ (The Skull Eclipses) [Bandcamp]
- Nordra “Control” (PYLON II) [Bandcamp]
- Σrrant Monks ‘BKM (Thamus SW Misunderstanding)‘ [YouTube]
- Chronic ‘Sous surveillance‘ (Le neuvième cercle, L’anomalie) [YouTube]
- Veronica Maximova ‘Who cares’ (Computerlove, Voitax) [Bandcamp]
- Viper Unit ‘Datastream protector‘ (Datastream protector) [Bandcamp]
- George Ogilvie ‘Surveillance‘ (Nowhere EP) [YouTube]
- Muse ‘Algorithm’ (Simulation theory, Warner Bros.) [YouTube]
- Witch Prophet ‘Reprogram’ (The Golden Octave) [Bandcamp]
- Simon Crab ‘Nothing to hide’ (Demand full automation) [Bandcamp]
- Factory Floor ‘Heart of data’ (Heart of data) [YouTube]
- Steady Holiday ‘Mothers’ (Nobody’s watching, Barsuk] [YouTube]
- Playground ‘Watching’ (Santa is real and is living inside all of us watching) [Bandcamp]
- Extra Arms ‘Under surveillance’ (Headacher) [Bandcamp]
- Jerremiah Jae ‘Streetwatchers’ (DAFFI, Hit and Run) [Bandcamp]
- Marle Slave ‘Surveillance’ (Surveillance) [Bandcamp]
- Hibou ‘Junipero love’ (Something familiar, Barsuk) [YouTube]
- Russian Computer Club ‘Watching you’ (Computer Aided Music / Watching you) [Bandcamp]
- Don Manolo ‘Big Data meets Big Brother’ (Prisioneros del capitalismo) [Bandcamp]
- NG4 ‘Watching’ (Spooky Scary Spectres of Capitalism) [… is Rockwell watching them? Unclear] [Bandcamp]
- Dylan Gardner ‘Privacy‘ (Bingo Masters Records) [YouTube]
Indirectly connected, dancing robots popped up in many places such as The Chemical Brothers’ ‘Free yourself‘, or Justin Timberlake’s ‘Filthy’, smart environments were like anywhere (i. e., Moose Blood’s ‘Have I told you enough‘), and there was occasionally even a nice technology-inspired scenario (see Jeff Rosenstock’s ‘9/10‘). And, yes, 2018 was also the year of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which directly affected many people like here, here, here, here, here, or here.
The paper ‘Cross-border Access to Electronic Data through Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters: State of the art and latest developments in the EU and the US‘, by Marco Stefan and Gloria González Fuster, has now been published in the CEPS Liberty & Security Series. The paper was prepared in the context of the JUD-IT project. It can be downloaded here.
This document presents the Bonn PRINTEGER Consensus Statement: Working with Research Integrity — Guidance for research performing organisations. The aim of the statement is to complement existing instruments by focusing specifically on institutional responsibilities for strengthening integrity. It takes into account the daily challenges and organisational contexts of most researchers. The statement intends to make research integrity challenges recognisable from the work-floor perspective, providing concrete advice on organisational measures to strengthen integrity. Access the Bonn PRINTEGER Statement through Science and Engineering Ethics, or download it here.