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About Paul Bernal

Paul Bernal is a Lecturer in IT, IP and Media Law at the University of East Anglia, and specialises in internet privacy – his book Internet Privacy Rights: Rights to Protect Autonomy was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014.  His areas of research interest include surveillance by both government agencies and corporations, data protection, human rights and the use of social media: he is a prolific blogger and tweeter (as @paulbernalUK).

Articles by Paul Bernal

This week’s editors

“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Small steps in the struggle for digital rights?

In this rapidly expanding internet, the kinds of rights we need are often difficult to pin down – though pin them down we must if they are to be protected.

Why I was right to make 'Hitler spoof' video about botched NHS IT project

The creator of the now-infamous 'Downfall' parody of the care.data medical records project - on why parody addresses power imbalances.

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