Tag: data protection
Happy Data Protection Day!
Today, the 28th of January 2021, is Data Protection Day! To celebrate this day, imec-SMIT-VUB researchers Ine Van Zeeland and Natasja Van Buggenhout wrote a blog post on their research into the value of personal data processing in the Flemish media sector. Highly relevant research as a German court stated on 26 January 2021 that […]
Policy brief #31: Vrouwen in de Vlaamse filmsector: gezocht…en gevonden?
Deze SMIT-policy brief presenteert de belangrijkste resultaten uit net afgerond onderzoek naar genderongelijkheid binnen de Vlaamse filmindustrie. De resultaten tonen een ondervertegenwoordiging van vrouwen in de sector, en dit zowel binnen alle genres als de meeste beroepstakken. Click here to download the policy brief. (Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash)
Roundtable report: data protection in smart cities
The chair on Data Protection On The Ground organized a roundtable discussion on personal data protection in smart cities in June 2019. In smart city projects, a variety of interests come into play: the interests of citizens, authorities, technology vendors, regulators, researchers and lawmakers. These different stakeholders will also have different perspectives on what should […]
Join the interdisciplinary summer school on ‘Dark Patterns’ (1-6 sept 2019)
Each year, imec-SMIT-VUB co-organizes an interdisciplinary summer school on privacy. This year’s theme: Dark Patterns. What are ‘dark patterns’? Gray et al. (2018) define dark patterns as instances in which designers use their knowledge of human behaviour and the desires of end users to implement deceptive functionality that is not in the user’s best interest. […]
Roundtable report: data protection in the media sector
The chair on Data Protection On The Ground organized a roundtable discussion on personal data protection in the media sector in February 2019. The participants represented different stakeholder groups in the sector: news media, telecommunications providers, civil society, academia, the data protection authority, law firms, advertising technology and intermediaries. During the discussion, these experts indicated […]