The AEJ is supporting a major conference being held at the Vienna University of Technology on 28 February and 1 March 2014, which will debate the controversies arising from Edward Snowden’s revelations about mass surveillance by US and UK state agencies.
The title is ‘Freedom of Information Under Pressure, Control – Crisis – Culture’. Speakers will include The Guardian’s legal services director, investigative journalists from across Europe and leading experts on issues of surveillance, censorship , freedom of information practices and the treatment of whistle-blowers. The event is public and open to all but registration is essential. See here for more details of the event and how to register