Adjudicating Data Justice

Linnet Taylor, Aaron Martin, and Sascha van Schendel with contributions from Aviva de Groot

In the span of less than a week, two important judicial decisions in Kenya and the Netherlands have demonstrated why a data justice framing is useful for analysing problems of technology in society. These two cases have kindled debates not just about data protection but also about technology’s mediating role... [Read More]

Tackling Data Collection Practices in the Digital Economy — An update on the German case against Facebook

By Tjaša Petročnik

Digital traces left behind our internet use offer a detailed insight into our preferences and identity. These data are collected by companies in a manner often invisible to users and the profiles created based on them can be useful to advertisers, to serve us more targeted ads, for example. The... [Read More]

Biometric Ultimata — what the Yemen conflict can tell us about the politics of digital ID systems

By Aaron Martin and Linnet Taylor

As part of our research on the Global Data Justice project, we are investigating how actors in the humanitarian sector are embracing new technologies and how digital innovation is changing humanitarian values. It is an exciting time for the sector as it incorporates new technologies into its operations, including drones,... [Read More]