Digital Transformation of Decision-Making

A research initiative of the Amsterdam Law School

Month: January 2021

New Project: Digital Platforms and the Digitisation of Expression and Surveillance

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A new Global Digital Cultures (University of Amsterdam) funded research project, Digital Platforms and the Digitisation of Expression and Surveillance, kicked off in January 2021. The project examines the troubling wave of regulation sweeping across Europe targeting public expression on online platforms, the role of platforms in the facilitation of government surveillance, and how platform practices shape information dissemination. As such, the project casts a light on how platforms’ specific digitisat…

NEW REPORT: Notions of Disinformation and Related Concepts (ERGA)

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The report on Disinformation and Related Concepts was commissioned by the European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA). It aims to provide an overview of the current research on disinformation and related concepts across EU Member States, concluding with potential recommendations. DTDM researchers Ronan Fahy and Natali Helberger contributed to the report.
The report addresses the following points: (a) Identify and clarify the conceptual definitions of disinformation, misinformat…

Event: Quantum Delta Netherlands Launch

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The Quantum Netherlands Network was launched on 28 January 2021. Joris van Hoboken led a session on “Societal impact driving quantum technology innovation ” together with Victor Land, Deborah Nas, Julia Cramer, and Daniël Frijters. The presentation and discussion focused on The Living Lab Quantum and Society. There can be immense societal benefits as quantum technologies potentially alter our daily lives, in areas such as medicine, energy and finance. However, these developments could pose significant…

Event: Europe’s Digital Services Act, Stanford Cyber Policy Center

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The Cyber Policy Center at Stanford hosted a webinar on the EU’s Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act on 27 January 2020. Joris van Hoboken was part of a distinguished group of experts which included Daphne Keller (Director of the Center for Internet and Society), Guillermo Beltrà Navarro (European Union’s Digital Policy Lead), Eliška Pírková (Access Now’s Europe Policy Analyst) and moderated by Stanford Cyber Policy Center’s Marietje Schaake (International Policy Director and former Member of…

Conference: Privacy Camp 2021

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On 26 January 2021, Joris van Hoboken and Jill Toh, moderated two separate sessions at Privacy Camp 2021, an annual conference held the day before the start of CPDP 2021. Joris van Hoboken moderated a workshop “Teach me how to hurdle: Empowering data subjects beyond the template “, with Olivier Matter (EDPS Office), René Mahieu (LSTS/VUB), Safa Ghnaim (Tactical Tech) and Ana Pop Stefanija, (SMIT, VUB). The workshop explored ways in which individuals can self-organise and help each other, or help others…