My colleagues Christopher Parsons (Citizen Lab, University of Toronto, Canada), Erik Zouave (Centre for IT & IP Law, KU Leuven, Belgium) and I have just published an open-access article in a special issue on ‘Australian Internet Policy’, in the open-access journal Internet Policy Review. In light of the onset of domestic law enforcement use of […]
The following piece appeared in The Conversation and discusses the privacy and security risks of Australia’s national facial recognition capability. The full commentary is reproduced in full below: Australian government plans to increase the use of facial recognition in its counter-terrorism strategy raise concerns about privacy and how the technology will be used in everyday […]
The following piece on the challenges posed by the increasing use of computer network exploitation (CNE) by security intelligence and police appeared in Canada’s The Mackenzie Institute as a shortened online article.
This piece originally appeared in ‘The Conversation’, March 5, 2015, and provides an analysis of the inadequacy of the legal safeguards proposed in the Australian mandatory data retention scheme, written with Dr Angela Daly.
The December 2014 Issue of The Walrus Magazine features an article on the creeping potential for the militarization of policing in Canada. The article, by John Lorinc, discusses my research into the Vancouver Police Department’s ‘Military Liaison Unit’.
In the past month, my colleague Christopher Parsons (@caparsons) and I have been researching the technical attributes of the BC Services Cards. Recently, I guested on Christopher’s excellent blog, Technology, Thoughts, and Trinkets, with a post about the security vulnerabilities (and associated privacy concerns) surrounding the use of NFC ‘smart’ chips in the proposed BC Services Card […]
Welcome to Boundaries of Surveillance, a venue for the professional and personal projects of Adam Molnar, PhD Candidate and Lecturer at Deakin University. This website features a range of reflections, from commentary and media, to working papers and articles, as a public workshop for themes related to my academic research. Many of the posts you’ll on encounter […]