New Transparency

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The New Transparency - Final Report

The New Transparency: Surveillance as Social Sorting, was a Major Research Collaborative Initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada from 2008-2015. For a summary of the past 7 years of research results, see: http://www.sscqueens.org/Project_News

Register today for the next Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar!

The Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar provides an intensive, multi-disciplinary learning experience that addresses key issues of surveillance studies in ways that enhance the participants' own research projects, as well as providing a unique national and international networking opportunity.

Deadline is 27 March 2015.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada June 6 - 14, 2015

“Inspiring” -- 2013 SSSS participant...

New Issue of Surveillance & Society Now Out

Surveillance Studies Network Book Prize 2014

The SSN Annual Book Prize 2014, for the best surveillance studies monograph published in 2013, has been awarded to Oliver Leistert for From Protest to Surveillance: The Political Rationality of Mobile Media (Peter Lang).

The committee’s decision was a unanimous one. Leistert’s work was praised for: “the combination of empirical work with theoretical insight and the...

Now available! The new issue of Surveillance & Society

in which the worlds of Game Studies and Surveillance Studies collide in an awesome battle for survival (AKA a fruitful collaboration)...

Vol 12, No 3: Surveillance, Gaming and Play edited by Jennifer R.Whitson and Bart Simon

http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/surveillance-and-society/issue/view/Gaming

Ottawa Statement on Mass Surveillance

Canada’s leading privacy experts unite behind Ottawa Statement, offer high-level proposals to rein in mass surveillance.

Over 35 leading academics and 19 organizations sign on in support of the Ottawa Statement on Mass Surveillance, which sets out what needs to be done to protect Canadians from out-of-control mass surveillance

May 22,...

Around the World Conference

A world wide collaborative conference on Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age, May 21, 2014 . http://aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca/

The Around the World Conference is an experiment that brings together a research dialogue without the environmental cost of traditional conferences. Institutes and researchers are invited to participate either through presenting or by joining...

Transparent Lives/Vivre à nu book launch!

Transparent Lives: Surveillance in Canada / Vivre à nu: La surveillance au Canada is being launched by The New Transparency Project , a SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative, and published by Athabasca University Press on Thursday, May 8, 2014 .

The book launch will be held from 5:00 -...

Who Owns our Secrets?

A conversation with former CSIS Assistant Director Ray Boisvert , internet law pioneer Michael Geist , world-renowned surveillance scholar David Lyon and BC Civil Liberties Association Policy Director Micheal Vonn , moderated by CBC Radio host Brent Bambury ( Day 6 ). Spur Festival in Toronto, April 3, 7:00pm. See:

http://spurfestival.ca/toronto/events/who-owns-our-secrets/

Expert report reveals Internet providers should be more transparent about how they handle our private information

Report lifts the curtain on how Internet providers protect privacy, giving Canadians an at-a-glance tool to rate their provider’s transparency compared with others

March 27, 2014 A new report by leading privacy experts has revealed that Canadian Internet providers need to be much more transparent about how they protect their customers’ private information....

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