Recommended reading: Security Policies in Europe
Current trends in ICT-based public security policies in Europe show a
systematic, generalized and global use of control and surveillance
technologies. This leads to implementing irreversible technical
standards, to long term structuring of an economic sector, to durably
established social behaviours, as well as, more globally, to questioning
fundamental aspects of the rule of law.
The seminar “Role of ICTs in the Evolution of Security Policies in Europe :
Implementation Tools or Deep Restructuration Foundations ?” that took place
on 27 January 2006 explored how these global tendencies imply profound
changes in the social contract.
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