This course focuses on the digital and technological elements of surveillance and the consequences on privacy. Concepts like sousveillance, dataveillance and counterveillance will be discussed and contextualized.
Week 1 – Sousveillance and counterveillance
Week 2 – Surveillance Industry
Week 3 – Digital identification technologies and dataveillance
Week 4 – Technology and surveillance risks (function creep, disclosure, discrimination, etc.)
Week 5 – Data protection principles and data subjects’ rights
Week 6 – Identification practices and techno-social relations (STS)
Week 7 – Managing data and privacy
Hours of dedication
5 hours a week. Total amount of hours: 35
Professionals, students or scholars interested in the field of technology consultancy related to privacy issues.