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 Seminar Series: How to Regulate High-Risk AI: The EU AI Act
Save the date: Friday, 20 May 2022
In this online seminar, following a brief introduction, Professor Lillian Edwards will present and discuss her recent work on the EU AI Act in her role as Legal Expert Advisor to the Ada Lovelace Institute.
Dr Petra Molnar will be the discussant for this seminar. She will respond to the key points raised in Lilian’s presentation and also speak specifically on the implications of the EU AI Act for migration and fundamental rights within the EU. We will then open up the online floor for a Q&A from the audience.
This event launches the ILPC Seminar Series on AI and the Humanities: Transforming Society. These seminars will explore the societal impacts of AI-based technologies and systems and the role of the humanities and social sciences in providing key insights and enabling an open dialogue on these important and complex issues with the public.
Further details and booking here
How to Improve Contact Tracing Apps for Future Public Health Crises – Lessons learned from the UK’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author: Melis Mevsimler - Ada Lovelace Institute As the first pandemic of the algorithmic age, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes to the use of data and artificial intelligence for public health. Governments across the globe saw potential...
Professor Sonia Livingstone OBE will deliver this year’s ILPC Annual Lecture on Thursday 17 November 2022. Sonia Livingstone DPhil (Oxon), OBE, FBA, FBPS, FAcSS, FRSA, is a professor in the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and...
The ILPC is delighted to announce that Professor Diane Coyle CBE will deliver this year’s ILPC Annual Lecture entitled: 'An economist’s perspective on data and its value' Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. Diane...
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...