Back…with a new name and the same focus

Digital Defence stopped in 2015 – but not for ever. My law firm has reopened, with a new name and the same focus: privacy- and security law.

Over the past year I worked at the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, the Dutch DPA, leading big internet cases and co-writing recent guidelines of Article 29 Working Party. And I’m still a lecturer and researcher on privacy- and security law at the Institute for Information Law.

This experience allows me to help organisations and individuals better – in the background, as an advisor, and in court if necessary. Want to know more?

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The paradox of the control room

Yesterday I was invited to speak as privacy expert at a conference on home automation organised by Dutch radio station BNR. The title of the conference was: ‘your house as a control room’. The title was apt, as it underscores two major issues in home automation and the ‘internet of things’ more generally: who’s in control, and who’s under control?
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