Entries by tommaso.crepax

The Unexpected Metamorphosis of Data Portability: A Meta-Moth-Phosis

In the quest for a harmonized understanding of data portability, one should appreciate the metamorphosis it has experienced within the European legislative framework. Initially envisioned as a tool to empower consumers by ensuring their control over personal data, the practical implementation of data portability has morphed in unexpected ways, much like a caterpillar’s transformation. However, […]

ESRs Secondments at BY.TE, AGCM, MMI and University of Luxemburg

In this special edition of our blog posts, seven of our ESRs write about their experiences and insights they made during their secondments. Secondments enable ESRs to engage with prominent academics and practitioners at both partner universities and research institutes as well as industrial and regulatory entities. ESRs gain practical experience in how their research […]

The social contract sauce. Contains: Europol, big data, spyware, employment contracts (May contain traces of privacy)

On the 19th and 20th of October I was invited to participate to the Europol Cybercrime Conference held at the headquarters of Europol in Den Haag, Netherlands. This year’s theme was “The evolution of policing” and it brought together law enforcement (“LE”) agents, private and public cybersecurity experts, Data Protection Officers, researchers and professors from […]

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna ESRs at Bright Night – Night of the Researchers

On 30.09.2022, teams from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and Consiglio Nazionale Della Ricerche have been scouting “intergalactic parliamentarians” to solve the most pressing legal challenges of the next 100 years. And what better parliamentarians than those who will be living then? Children and parents, participants of the discussion game Regolare Technologie che Regolano (“how to regulate […]

Unchaining data portability

The role of data portability in the EU Digital Strategy The concept of data portability relates to the characteristic of a set of data to be moved to, from and among applications, operating systems, or devices, with minimal friction. The European legislator individuated  data portability as fundamental means to develop digital policies that benefit both […]