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iTalks 16.1.2015

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iTalks 16.1.2015 Ort: WU Campus, LC, Festsaal 2
Link: https://www.wu.ac.at/wutv/show/clip/20150116-italks
Datum: 16.01.2015

 

Are paid lobbyists increasingly shaping our society and what are we doing about it?Is traditional western democracy and liberties coming to an end?Can people still be heard or

have the streets lost their power?What can we do?For this year's ITalks we are delighted to have Simon Davies try to answer these questions and give an insider talk about

lobbyism, how it influences privacy policy and what the activists on the other side of the "privacy war" are doing about it (or can do about it).

 

     

  • Are paid lobbyists increasingly shaping our society and what are we doing about it?

  •  

  • Is traditional western democracy and liberties coming to an end?

  •  

  • Can people still be heard or have the streets lost their power?

  •  

  • What can we do?

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For this year's ITalks we are delighted to have Simon Davies try to answer these questions and give an insider talk about lobbyism, how it influences privacy

policy and what the activists on the other side of the "privacy war" are doing about it (or can do about it).

 

 

Simon Davies is an advocate, an activist, campaigner and a radical. He is also an academic, policy consultant, journalist and author and is one of the most experienced and

influential privacy experts and advocates of our time. Simon was one of the first campaigners in the field of international privacy advocacy, founding the watchdog organization

Privacy International in 1990 and subsequently working in emerging areas of privacy such as electronic visual surveillance, identity systems, border security, encryption policy

and biometrics. He taught the groundbreaking MSc Masters course in "Privacy & Data Protection" at LSE for 13 years.

 

Read more about Simon Davies on his blog "The Privacy Surgeon", on LSEs enterprise official page or on Wikipedia.