Research article: Making sense of data ethics

The research article: “Making sense of data ethics. The powers behind the data ethics debate in European policymaking” published in the journal Internet Policy Review offers an analytical investigation of the different actors and forces that mould definitions of “data ethics” in European policy-making. It details how data ethics public policy initiatives took shape in the…

On Al Jazeera Inside Story

Social media giant Facebook is under fire amid allegations that the data of millions of its users was misused for political ends. A British consultancy firm, Cambridge Analytica, harvested the information through an online personality test. What can Facebook do to protect its users’ data? Gry Hasselbalch says, not much. Because the very design and business…