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  • Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging van Informatieprofessionals

    Voorjaarsbijeenkomst, Juridische Informatie/KNVI, 14 mei 2014

    March 13, 2014

    [for Dutch legal librarians] Dit jaar is de voorjaarsbijeenkomst van de afdeling Juridische Informatie op woensdagmiddag 14 mei, opnieuw in Den Haag. We zijn te gast bij Boom Juridische uitgevers Den Haag. Aanmelden is mogelijk tot en met dinsdag 6 mei.
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  • Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging van Informatieprofessionals

    Najaarsbijeenkomst, Juridische Informatie/KNVI, 26 november 2013

    October 4, 2013

    Op dinsdagmiddag 26 november a.s bezoeken wij als Juridische Informatie, in het kader van hun honderdjarig bestaan, het Vredespaleis in Den Haag. Het Vredespaleis in Den Haag huisvest vermaarde internationale gerechtelijke instanties zoals het Internationaal Gerechtshof en Permanent Hof van Arbitrage, maar eveneens de prestigieuze Bibliotheek van het Vredespaleis en de Haagse Academie voor Internationaal Recht.
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  • 32nd IALL Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information, Barcelona, 15-19 September, 2013

    32nd IALL Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information, Barcelona, 15-19 September, 2013

    October 3, 2013

    Earlier this month, the International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) held its 32nd Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information in the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain. The conference was made possible by the generosity and hospitality of the Faculty of Law, University of Barcelona. The Peace Palace Library participated!

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  • Open season for Whistleblowers? Yes, we scan. Yes, we can. Yes, we care?

    Open Season for Whistleblowers? Snowden and the right to privacy

    August 9, 2013

    One of the best known whistleblowers at the moment is Edward Snowden. Snowden gave certain selected NSA documents to the Guardian and the Washington Post because “I can’t in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they’re secretly building”.

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  • Google Glasses and Privacy Rights in the Age of Wearable Computing

    Google Glasses and Privacy Rights in the Age of Wearable Computing

    August 1, 2013

    The Google glass, reality enhancing, wearable computing that allows you to be connected to the net hands free while on the move, is not yet available for consumers. But already privacy right watchdogs ask themselves whether the Google Glass infringes the privacy rights of citizens. Will this gadget entail the end of privacy? Should we be afraid of the lurking abuse and the possibility of a surveillance state?

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