Digital Transformation of Decision-Making

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DTDM Talk with dr. Rodrigo Vallejo Garretón

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TheDigital Transformation of Decision-Making(DTDM) research initiative at the Amsterdam Law School is delighted to host a DTDM Talk with our colleague dr. Rodrigo Vallejo Garretón , on digitisation and transnational private regulation, on Friday, 20 May 2022, at 16.00 – 17.00 (on Zoom).
Dr. Rodrigo Vallejo Garretón is Assistant Professor in Private Law at the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on the interactions between economic law, socio-political theory, and regulatory policies in n…

Ronan Fahy appointed as drafting rapporteur of the MSI-INF guidance note on countering the spread of misinformation

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The Council of Europe’s newly established expert committee on the integrity of online information held its first time meeting on the 15th and 16th March, to discuss its goals and plans. The MSI-INF will prepare a draft guidance note on “countering the spread of online mis- and disinformation through fact-checking and platform design solutions in a human rights compliant manner”.  
Ronan Fahy , a researcher at the DTDM, is an independent expert in the MSI-INF Committee . He has now been appointed a…

TILT Seminar: João Pedro Quintais, Ronan Fahy and Naomi Appelman

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On 29 March 2022, at 14:30 – 16:00 (CET), João Pedro Quintais, Ronan Fahy and Naomi Appelman, will be speaking at a TILT seminar on “Using Terms and Conditions to apply Fundamental Rights to Content Moderation: Is Article 12 DSA a Paper Tiger?”. The discussion will centre on Article 12 DSA, which may require platforms to apply EU fundamental rights law and to what extent this may curb the power of Big Tech over online speech.
To register for this event, please contact: Maartje van Genk More detail…

Ronan Fahy appointed to the Council of Europe’s expert committee on the Integrity of Online Information

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The Council of Europe’s newly established expert committee is composed of 13 members—seven Member State representatives and six independent experts⁠. Its mandate is to provide guidance “on countering the spread of online mis- and disinformation through fact-checking and platform design solutions in a human rights compliant manner”.
Ronan Fahy , DTDM researcher, has been appointed to the MSI-INF Committee as an independent expert. “It’s a privilege to be a member of the Committee, and I’m very much…

Recent study on data after death mentioned in Dutch media

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A study led by DTDM researcher Prof. Mireille van Eechoud was recently mentioned in a column for the Dutch newspaper Trouw . The study was for the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, and examined the legal aspects of digital inheritances. The study was conducted by a team of experts from the Amsterdam Law School from different legal disciplines: Prof. Mireille van Eechoud (Information Law, research lead) Prof. Barbara Reinhartz (Inheritance Law), Prof. Chantal Mak (Property Law and Fu…

New article on Data after death

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DTDM researcher Prof. Mireille van Eechoud and Luna Schumacher recently had an article published in the Dutch legal publication Nederland Juristenblad , entitled “Data na de dood: Zwevend tussen contract en gegevensbescherming .” The article discusses the legal aspects of digital inheritance and what happens to a person’s data after death.
The article follows a recent study led by Prof. van Eechoud for the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations on the issue of on digital inheritances…

Joris van Hoboken and Ronan Fahy awarded Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award

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DTDM researchers Joris van Hoboken and Ronan Fahy have been awarded the 12th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers (PPPM) Award by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) for their paper “Smartphone Platforms as Privacy Regulators ”, which was recently published in the international journal Computer Law & Security Review . The PPPM Award recognises leading privacy scholarship that is relevant to policymakers in the US Congress, at US federal agencies, and international data protection authorities, and i…

Conference: Privacy Camp 2021

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On 25 January 2022, Joris van Hoboken, Ilaria Buri, Naomi Appelman and Jill Toh, organised two separate sessions at Privacy Camp 2022.
Joris van Hoboken and Ilaria Buri hosted a panel on “The DSA, its future enforcement and the protection of fundamental rights” with Jana Gooth (European Parliament), Paul Nemitz (European Commission), Eliska Pirkova, Access Now), and Eliot Bendinelli (Privacy International). View more about the panel here .
Naomi Appelman and Jill Toh hosted a panel on “Center…