Over 100 international experts from academia, civil society and technology met in Cardiff on Thursday and Friday, 18-19 June, to discuss the implications of the Snowden revelations two years after they started to be published, as well as the current state of surveillance. More information about the conference is available…
Working Paper – An overview of public opinion polls since the Edward Snowden revelations in June 2013
David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, published a major report today in which he criticised UK surveillance laws as ‘fragmented’, ‘obscure’, ‘undemocratic’ and ‘intolerable’. Dr Arne Hintz from the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC) said the report “does not reject mass surveillance per…
Here is the final line up for the conference (pdf)
Arne Hintz, Lina Dencik and Joe Cable discussed internet surveillance and the project ‘Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society’ at the Hay Book Festival in Hay on Wye on Friday 22nd May. Drawing from preliminary research findings, they summarised key Snowden leaks and the debates and broader issues that the leaks…
Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society: UK State-Media-Citizen Relations after the Snowden Leaks Arne Hintz, Lina Dencik, and Karin Wahl-Jorgensen The 18-month ESRC-funded research project “Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society” explores the nature, opportunities and challenges of digital citizenship in light of the governmental surveillance measures revealed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden….
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Speakers include (among others): Ben Wizner (ACLU, Edward Snowden’s lawyer), Caspar Bowden (former Chief Privacy Adviser for Microsoft), Mark Andrejevic (Ponoma College, US), Kirstie Ball (Open University, UK), Seda Guerses (New York University, US), Tony Bunyan (Statewatch), James Ball (The Guardian)
An event to mark the launch of the MA in Digital Media and Society and the MSc in Computational Journalism at Cardiff University.
Does the post-Snowden debate reveal the extent to which we can no longer imagine a society without mass surveillance?