ePrivacy - Challenges from browsing to content analytics

June 7th 2017

European Parliament, Brussels.


Event Summary

This event, hosted by Josef Weidenholzer MEP, will focus on the proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications, introduced by the European Commission in January 2017 and currently with the European Parliament.

In the first half of the event a range of researchers, academics and companies will deliver presentations on some specific privacy risks which should be addressed by the proposed Regulation.

The second half of the event will be panel discussion between various European institutions, civil society and representatives of the adtech industry.

Anyone wishing to attend the event should complete the registration form below no later than 31st May 2017 if they do not already have a badge to access the European Parliament. Those who do have a badge are asked to register no later than June 3rd 2017 so we know how many people will be present at the event.

Please note numbers for non-badge holders is strictly limited to 100 due to security restrictions at the European Parliament.


Session 1 - Presentations


Privacy Risks associated with web analytics (presented by Piwik Pro)

Adblocking as a Privacy Tool (presented by Eyeo GmbH)

Securing Email – Privacy by Default (presented by Startmail)

Browser fingerprinting through the detection of Extensions (presented by INRIA)

The democratic risks posed by behavioural advertising – Cambridge Analytica (presented by Paul-Olivier Dehaye)

Session 2 - Panel Discussion



Dr. Marju Lauristin MEP (Rapporteur)

TBC (European Commission)

Anna Buchta (European Data Protection Supervisor’s Office)

David Martin (BEUC)

Q&A (15 minutes)




European Parliament, Room A1E1, Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels.

18:30 – 21:00


Note: Registration is now closed

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Due to the elevated threat level at the European Parliament since the Paris attacks in late 2015 - the number of passes for external parties is limited. Please indicate if you already have access to the Parliament building so we can use our pass quota for attendees who do not already have passes.

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