Discussions of privacy are often framed in terms of struggling against those who threaten it: governments, corporations or other authorities. But it’s not just an ‘activist’ fight to make the case for privacy: it’s just better business. Today it’s a competitive edge for companies to respect user privacy and their right to control their own…
Category: Talks and events
Mediamocracy talks, panel debates, events worldwide
A call for an AI Ethics and Social Impact Analysis
We ask artificially intelligent systems to make order in our messy modern realities, but very rarely do we question what type of order. This is a call for an historical awareness of the social systems that we are building: Which social, cultural norms, values and interests do they represent, reinforce and enact?
Key note IAPP Data Protection Intensive
IAPPs Data Protection Intensive, London, March 2017. The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.
CPDP 2017: Ethics in the Age of Intelligent Machines
– by Gry Hasselbalch (based on panel debate participation, Ethics, Observational Platforms, Mathematics and Fundamental Rights, CPDP, Brussels, 2017) A few years ago a social media company decided to do some experiments on its users. Filling their news feeds with positive or negative stories, they were measuring hundreds of thousands of people’s emotional reactions. When…
Debating Data Ethics at CPDP 2017
SEE THE DEBATE HERE “Legally you can do a lot with data right now, and a lot is done with data, that is not in the best interest of the individual. This is where we revisit ethics. When the laws and formal systems are not enough.”
Internet of Things: Ethical considerations for the Digital Age
TALKS & EVENTS: “How can you put a health warning on a product if you don’t even know the ingredients”. Talking about Data Ethics at Internet Governance Forum 2015
UN Internet Governance Forum, Joao Pessoa, Brazil, 10-13 November 2015
TALKS & EVENTS: The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a series of annual conferences organized by the UN. It brings together representatives from various stakeholder groups in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet. The IGF informs those with policy-making power in both the public and private sectors. At their annual meeting delegates…
Panel debate with toymakers at EU Commission: Data Ethics in the Internet of Toys
TALKS & EVENTS: On 29th October representatives of toy companies and tech critics met to discuss the evolving Internet of Toys and the data ethical implications of this at the European Commission Safer Internet Forum. The fact that we are talking about data ethics with toy makers at this early stage of the development of…
Thoughts from panel discussion at GCCS 2015: Rethinking the social impact of new technologies
BLOG: I was recently on a panel with Erik Huizer, Philip Brey and Tom de Bok moderated by Dinand Tinholt. We were discussing the social implications of ‘new’ technologies e.i. robotics and AI.
Privacy as Innovation round table at the IT University of Copenhagen
TALKS & EVENTS: Key experts from an interdiciplinary field met in Copenhagen in November 2014 to discuss privacy as innovation.
The Radio Crypto Party
AWARENESS RAISING: “Henrik Kramshøj is a Whitehat-hacker with his own company, Gry Hasselbalch is active in Privacy and has previously worked for the Danish Media Council for Children and Young People and Alexander Mills is a High School student with a particular interest in safety in cyberspace. I november Aflyttets host Anders Kjærulff invited them to talk about…
Language, power and privacy
Talk at the Indie Tech Summit, Brighton, July 2014 This is the direct transcript of my talk (thank you to the Indie Tech team for doing all the work!) DONT WANT TO READ? SEE THE TALK HERE
Outline: Civil society, legal/interstate and technical community responses to the challenges to privacy (talk on “Privacy in the Age of Big Data” )
We have moved on to an important stage in the evolution of the internet characterized by an increasing demand from all sectors of society to regain control. This stage is comprised by legal/interstate responses to the challenges to privacy, technical community responses and civil society sentiments and actions.
“Privacy and Innovation: Rethinking Privacy as an Area of Opportunity”, Internet Governance Forum 2013
(IGF) Workshop (308) Background Paper and video of workshop.