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  • Cambridge Analytica blog Privacy Maastricht University

    Cambridge Analytica and the concept of fairness by design

    23 July 2018
    Balboni in Law
    Just a few days ago the ICO published its “Investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns Investigation update” report that provides details with respect to the office of Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham’s investigation of the widespread use of data analytics in electoral campaigns.
  • Smecc preventie kindermishandeling blog Law Blogs Maastricht

    SMECC: the future of effective child abuse prevention?

    17 July 2018
    SMECC stands for School, Minimum standard, Education, Child-friendly policy and care-Continuum. Imagine SMECC as a flat drawing of a house. The regulatory backstop is the minimum standard in family litigation for competent parenthood – far on the horizon, however, a necessary fundament of human rights. (This blog is Dutch only)
  • Blog about Bob Dylan and Law_But to live outside the law you must be honest_Maastricht University

    Bob Dylan and the law

    12 July 2018
    There was a time when much of the writing about Bob Dylan’s work consisted of the hagiographic musings of eccentric obsessives known as ‘Dylanologists’. In more recent years, however, analysis of Dylan’s body of work has become a more respectable pursuit, no doubt assisted by Dylan’s acquisition of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016.
  • Call the bluff_Brexit blog

    Call the bluff, prime minister (part 2)

    11 July 2018
    The Brexiteers had their chance in the past two years – they have pushed around a cabinet with a zeal driven by ideology, not practicality or reality. It is time for the remaining adults in the room to take charge. It is time for Theresa May to call the hard right’s bluff. Whether she will have the spine to do so is an entirely different matter.
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