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About Elspeth Guild

Elspeth Guild is a Jean Monnet Professor lecturing at Queen Mary University of London and Radboud University Nijmegen.

Articles by Elspeth Guild

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Method in Trump’s madness?

A look at Donald Trump’s 'travel bans' with an eye to the harvesting of personal data, and the EU-US Privacy Shield, now on life support.

Surveillance and the 2015-16 refugee crisis in Europe

The EU deals with 320 million third country nationals every year, immigration officials, according to FRONTEX, needing only 12 seconds to make a decision on their entry. So why the crisis?

What does mass surveillance do to Human Rights?

Where such mass, weakly targeted surveillance techniques have been used in Europe, the Human Rights Court has found them inconsistent with the right to respect for privacy. Mass surveillance is by definition arbitrary.

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