Information Law and Policy Centre
The Information Law and Policy Centre (ILPC), based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of London), launched in spring 2015. The Centre’s mission is to undertake, promote, and facilitate, cross-disciplinary scholarship and research in the area of information law and policy, domestically and internationally, in collaboration with a variety of organisations within the public and private sectors, and civil society.
The work for the Centre is led by its Academic Director, Dr Nóra Ni Loideain.
ILPC Annual Conference 2022 – Online Safety in a Connected World
17 November 2022, 9:30 – 17:00 – 18 November 2022, 9:30 -13:00
The ILPC is delighted to announce that Jonathan Hall KC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, will be part of the ILPC Annual Conference 2022 – Online Safety in a Connected World – Keynote Panel
Attendance is free but registration is required.
For Further details and booking, click here.
RightsCon is the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age. RightsCon offers a platform for thousands of participants around the world to convene, connect, and contribute to a shared agenda for the future. It enables business leaders, activists,...
Lord Geidt and the Wild West of Policing Technology Governance: How can a resignation improve police technology oversight?
Author: Dr Marion Oswald Last week, Rt Hon. Lord Geidt resigned as the Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests, citing - as the straw that broke the camel’s back - a still rather opaque issue relating to international law, putting him ‘in an impossible and...
The ILPC Book Launch Event – Media Freedom in the Age of Citizen Journalism (Elgar Law 2021) took place on 11th May. The ILPC was delighted to host this online event and congratulates former ILPC Research Associate Dr Peter Coe (University of Reading) on its...
Jim Waterson, ‘Legal challenge seeks to stop ministers sending disappearing messages’, The Guardian (29 March 2021)
European Parliament resolution of 25 March 2021 on the Commission evaluation report on the implementation of the GDPR two years after its application (25 March 2021)
Department of Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) and Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issue Memorandum of Understanding on
‘Role of the ICO in relation to New UK Adequacy Assessments’ (19 March 2021)
Financial Times (Editorial Board), ‘Uber has taken a half-step on workers’ rights’ (17 March 2021)
Government Response to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s Conclusions and recommendations on police use of new technologies and biometrics, including live facial recognition (LFR) (9 March 2021)
ILPC Seminar Series 2020
Is Technology the Answer to Addressing the Legal Needs of Vulnerable Social Groups during the COVID-19 Pandemic? – Faith Gordon, Jess Mant and Daniel Newman
The COVID-19 pandemic ‘is making inequalities more visible’, according to the UNODC. This also is the view of those working in law centres at the grassroots. As the Law Centres Network chair, Helen Rogers points out: “The pandemic’s uneven impact is a grim reminder...
Technology, Citizen Journalism and Police Accountability: Recording Violent Interactions – Dr Faith Gordon and Hannah Klose
Source: Max Bender Over-regulation and Surveillance of Young People Contemporary advances in technology have provided citizens with the portable equipment, usually smart phones or other recording devices, to film and photograph police officers. People who film...
Dr Irini Katsirea is an ILPC Research Associate and Reader in International Media Law at the University of Sheffield, specialising in International, European and comparative media law and has published extensively in these areas.In this edition of the Spotlight...