Professor Ian Brown
Former Research Fellow
Professor Ian Brown was Professor of Information Security and Privacy at the OII. His research is focused on surveillance, privacy-enhancing technologies, and Internet regulation.
The ESRC funded project “Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society” explores the nature, opportunities and challenges of digital citizenship in light of the governmental surveillance measures revealed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The project analyses four central themes: policy, technology, civil society, and news media.The project is hosted at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC) at Cardiff University. The project investigators are: Dr Arne Hintz (Cardiff University), Dr Lina Dencik (Cardiff University), Prof Karin Wahl-Jorgensen (Cardiff University), Prof Ian Brown (Oxford University), Dr Michael Rogers (Technical University Delft).