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Statement Natali Helberger in Dutch Parliament on Corona app

Statement van Prof. Dr. Natali Helberger naar aanleiding van de uitnodiging deel te nemen aan het rondetafelgesprek over de Corona-app in de Tweede Kamer op 22 April 2020: Geachte voorzitter, geachte leden van de Tweede Kamer, hartelijk bedankt voor deze uitnodiging. Samen met mijn collega’s hebben wij afgelopen week een brief geschreven die inmiddels door …

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NOS Nieuwsuur: Chaos around the procedure for Corona apps

Last week in The Netherlands, 7 companies presented their proposal of possible Corona tracking apps during a digital event. Scientists and experts express their concerns about these tracking and tracing apps. In an interview with NOS Nieuwsuur, Natali Helberger raises questions about the use and introduction of these apps, the societal implications, and possible alternatives …

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Experts: “Apps have an impact on more than (data) privacy alone”

“Surveillance is permanent in its effects, even if it is discontinuous in its action.” – Michel Foucault   In a letter last week, over 55 scientists and experts (and counting), including Natali Helberger and Claes de Vreese, expressed their concerns about the Corona apps to the Dutch government. In their letter, they urge the government …

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Daar is een app voor…

Door Natali Helberger¹ & Claes de Vreese² Tijdens de persconferentie afgelopen dinsdag kondigde Minister De Jonge aan dat een centraal element van de exitstrategie om uit de ‘intelligente lockdown’ te komen uit twee apps gaat bestaan. Eén app die waarschuwt indien je in de buurt bent gekomen van mensen besmet met het COVID-19 virus en een …

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ICDS COVID-19 Research

The COVID-19 pandemic has serious consequences for our way of living. Countries across the world have taken different approaches to tackle this crisis. The Netherlands has chosen for the “intelligent lockdown”, which has raised many questions and concerns. Therefore, ICDS is fielding a survey this week to study Dutch citizens’ attitudes towards this approach, their compliance …

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ICDS @ ICA

This May, the 70th annual ICA Conference will be held in Gold Coast, Australia. With topics ranging from chatbots to deepfakes, our ICDS team will inform you about their latest research. What specific paper presentations to expect at ICA? See the complete list below: Constructing a deepfake to measure its effects on political attitudes. Metoui, …

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New Expert Committee on Freedom of Expression and Digital Technologies

The Council of Europe has announced the composition of its new Expert Committee on Freedom of Expression and Digital Technologies. This interdisciplinary committee, which Natali Helberger is part of, will investigate the impacts of digital technologies and AI on freedom of expression. In the coming two years, the group of experts will help Member States …

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Guest lecture Robert Gorwa on transparency and accountability in platform governance

Last month, Robert Gorwa visited the University of Amsterdam and gave a lecture in the RPA Personalised Communication Lecture Series. Robert Gorwa is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations. His research focuses on platform regulation, content moderation, and other transnational digital policy challenges. Affiliated with the Project on Democracy and the Internet …

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