Policy Brief #57: Walkshops. Innovative methodology for citizen involvement in Smart Cities
Walkshops. Innovative methodology for citizen involvement in Smart Cities. Jonas Breuer, Ine Van Zeeland & Jo Pierson In smart cities, urban spaces integrate physical and digital worlds through new technologies, capturing and processing (personal) data. The benefits of ‘datafied’ urban life may seem obvious: better mobility, better understanding of climate change challenges, more safety […]
European Media Markets 2021: Student White Paper #3
European Media Markets 2021: Student White Paper #3 The European Advertising Market: The disruption of the Programmatic Advertising market Chandni Ganesh, Dounya Lahmami, Kara Kübra – Editor: Marlen Komorowski 22 November 2021 Programmatic Advertising (PA) is the most promising and dominant advertising strategy due to its high degree of automation and efficiency. This White Paper […]
Policy Brief #46: Autonomous vehicles in urban settings. Recommendations to encourage testing and societally beneficial deployment.
Autonomous vehicles in urban settings. Recommendations to encourage testing and societally beneficial deployment. by Pol Camps & Wim Vanobberghen Autonomous vehicles in cities have been part of the smart mobility agenda for quite a while. Tests with autonomous vehicles in mixed traffic conditions are however only emerging in Belgium and still with limited scope. In […]
Policy Brief #45: Where are the Missing Data Subjects? Data Protection, Control and Public Participation
Where are the Missing Data Subjects? Data Protection, Control and Public Participation by Athena Christofi, Jonas Breuer, Max von Grafenstein, Mihalis Kritikos, Roos Groothuizen, Ine van Zeeland, Jo Pierson The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been around for almost three years now. In this regulation, individual participation rights, such as access, rectification, or erasure […]
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 […]
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 […]