We announce the recent publication of a Open Access special issue of Mediatization Studies on the subject of privacy and surveillance. Joint editors are Johanna E. Möller (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) and Jakub Nowak (Marie Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin). The issue contains contributions by young researchers from Germany, Austria and Poland, some of which were presented and discussed at a workshop with researchers and practitioners at Marie Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin in March 2018.
The following articles can be accessed and downloaded:
- Helena Atteneder und Bernhard Collini-Nocker: Geomedia and privacy in context. Paradoxical behavior or the unwitting sharing of geodata with digital platforms?
- Grzegorz Ptaszek: Surveillance capitalism and privacy. Knowledge and attitudes on surveillance capitalism and online institutional privacy protection practices among adolescents in Poland
- Sven Braun und Anna-Marie Ostveen: Encryption for the masses? An analysis of PGP key usage
- Florian Meissner, Gerret von Nordheim: Exploration of a fragmented discourse. Privacy and data security in Süddeutsche Zeitung: 2007–2017
- Linda Monsees: Encryption as a Security Technology. Notes on the German Debate on encryption, Uncertainty and Risk
- Piotr Celiński: Mediations of the body: towards biosurveillance and biocontrol
Both, the workshop and the Special Issue were generously supported by the Polish-German Science Foundation.