21st January 2014, 630pm, Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus.Please be prompt as seats are first come, first served. The Research Centre in International Relations in the Department of War Studies will host a panel discussion on revelations relating to mass electronic surveillance and its implications for civil liberties and rights. Speakers include Sir David Omand… Continue reading Mass Electronic Surveillance, Security and Rights in Liberal Democracies panel discussion at RCIR
Authors: Isabel Rocha de Siqueira and Emma Mc Cluskey In September 2013, the Research Centre for International Relations at King’s College London (RCIR-KCL), the SAPIENT project, coordinated by Prof. Didier Bigo (KCL), and the University of Kent, in Brussels, organised two parallel events in Brussels: a Policy Meeting on Smart Borders, sponsored by the SAPIENT… Continue reading SAPIENT Policy Meeting and EIRSS Summer School, 2-13 September 2013
Author: Didier Bigo In the wake of disclosures by Edward Snowden surrounding PRISM and other US surveillance programmes (Upstream, Xkeyscore), it is important to assess large-scale surveillance practices in other parts of the world and especially those in Europe. Some EU member states have been regularly quoted : the UK, Sweden, France, Germany and the Netherlands.… Continue reading Large-scale surveillance as a transnational activity ?