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About Katarzyna Szymielewicz

Katarzyna Szymielewicz is a human rights lawyer and activist. She is co-founder and president of Panoptykon Foundation – a Polish NGO defending human rights in the context of surveillance society - and vice-president of the European Digital Rights coalition.

Articles by Katarzyna Szymielewicz

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Silence remains the easiest answer: Polish non-reactions to Snowden’s disclosures

Legitimising the politics of mass surveillance wouldn’t be possible in Poland if it wasn’t successfully tested by much more influential governments – such as the UK or France – and white-washed by the EU. 

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