Preserving privacy requires global action: Steinmeier
Mar30

Preserving privacy requires global action: Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Minister called for concerted global action on the international right to privacy after the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva voted (26 March 2015) to create a mandate for a UN Special Rapporteur on citizens’ right to privacy. In a statement issued in Berlin (27 March 2015) Steinmeier said he was “delighted” over the new mandate, something that Germany had been working with...

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Britain in a Hyper-connected World
Mar30

Britain in a Hyper-connected World

David Howell (Lord Howell of Guildford) reflects on options for Britain in this article exclusively for European Crossroads, in a sequel to the publication of his new book, Old Links and New Ties: Power and Persuasion in the Age of Networks (London: I B Tauris). Most people now accept that we are now moving into a world of networks and supply chains of infinite complexity. Less understood, so far, is the enormous impact this is having...

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