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Philippa Nicole Barr

Philippa Nicole Barr, currently completing a PhD in architecture at Sydney University, has over eight years of research and production experience in Europe and Australia, with a focus on design, technology and cross-cultural competence.  


Articles by Philippa Nicole (3)

  • Data sovereignty: Up in the clouds

    The surprise recent decision of the European Court of Justice to make Google responsible for removing search result information demonstrates the ambiguous sovereignty of online data. In recent years there has been a trend toward de-territorialisation of business and government operations, storing data and operations in an online cloud so it can be accessed by partners at multiple locations in one country or internationally.
  • Corruption, the Dutch disease and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    On 31 October British Prime Minister David Cameron announced at the Open Government Partnership Summit in London that a register of who owns and controls companies in the UK will be made publicly available to its citizens. This move follows a statement in May that the UK and France would implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Standard by fully disclosing taxes, royalties and other fees their governments derive from oil, gas and mining.
  • Digital dual-use: Global threat, global challenge

    Philippa Nicole Barr, currently completing a PhD in architecture at Sydney University, has over eight years of research and production experience in Europe and Australia, with a focus on design, technology and cross-cultural competence.   Commonplace digital technologies such as satellites, signal processors and radio equipment are beginning to be defined as 'dual use' under international political and legal frameworks.