Privacy & the European Convention
The right to privacy, article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)
The right to be let alone....by yourself
Do you have a right to be let alone by your (digital) self?
Who owns Privacy?
Can legal persons invoke the right to privacy? And what about groups or unborn children?
Privacy & Security
Mass Surveillance, secret services, state of emergency & criminal law
Social & Horizontal Privacy
Privacy in social relationships; privacy violations through drones & spyproducts
Privacy as Virtue
Citizens, businesses and states have a moral obligation to protect the privacy of others
Privacy as public interest
Privacy is not only an individual interest, but also a public interest and a minimum requirement of laws
Medical Privacy, Bodily Privacy & Privacy in Sport
Data Protection & Transnational Dataflows
The General Data Protection Regulation, the e-Privacy Directive & Privacy Shield
Big Data & Privacy
Big Data, data analytics, profiling & automated decision making
Balancing & Weighing
Balancing and weighing are commonly used as metaphors in the legal context. Wrongly so.
Google Street View & Behavioural Targeting
Google Street View, Cookies, Behavioural Targeting & Do not Track
Internet Providers & Media Agengies
The liability of internet providers, User Generated Content & Online Journalism
Open Data & Re-use
Open Data & the Re-use of Public Sector Information
Procedural law & access to justice in the 21th century
How should procedural law cope with trends like internationalisation, digitisation and bureaucratisation?
Electronic Program Guides & e-Books
Electronic Program Guides, Smart-TV, Must-Carry Obligations & e-Books
Smart Cities & Living Labs
Smart Cities, Smart Homes, Living Labs & Behavioural Experimentation