Julia Powles

Dr, BSc (Hons) ANU, LLB (Hons) UWA, BCL Oxon., PhD Cantab.

  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 121 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20062019
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Research Output 2006 2019

Traps and Opportunities in AI Governance

Powles, J., 5 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Urbanism Under Google: Lessons From Sidewalk Toronto

Powles, J. & Goodman, E. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Fordham Law Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

search engine
governance
infrastructure
innovation
responsibility
2018
27 Downloads (Pure)

CLaw 2018 - Chairs' Message: ACM Fourth Workshop on Legal and Technical Issues in Cloud and Pervasive Computing (IoT)

Singh, J., Powles, J. & Daly, A., 8 Oct 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 878-879 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperForeword/postscript

Open Access
File

Machine Logic: Our Lives Are Ruled By Big Tech’s ‘Decisions By Data

Powles, J., 8 Oct 2018, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
demographic situation
news
2 Downloads (Pure)

Response to DeepMind

Powles, J. & Hodson, H., May 2018, In : Health And Technology. 8, 1-2, p. 15-29 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Biomedical Technology
Traction
Technology
Delivery of Health Care
Health

The G.D.P.R., Europe’s New Privacy Law, and the Future of the Global Data Economy

Powles, J., 25 May 2018, The New Yorker.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

There is No Social Licence for My Health Record. Australians Should Reject It

Powles, J., 20 Jul 2018, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

The Seductive Diversion of ‘Solving’ Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Powles, J., 8 Dec 2018, Medium.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2 Downloads (Pure)

United Kingdom Patent Decisions 2017

Powles, J. & Liddicoat, J., 28 Feb 2018, In : IIC International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law. 49, 3, p. 318-323 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
patent
pharmaceutical
doctrine
Supreme Court
employee
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Data Provenance to Audit Compliance with Privacy Policy in the Internet of Things

Pasquier, T., Singh, J., Powles, J., Eyers, D., Seltzer, M. & Bacon, J., 15 Aug 2017, In : Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 22, 2, p. 333-344

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data privacy
Compliance
Internet of things
Privacy policies
Auditing
48 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Google DeepMind and Healthcare in an Age of Algorithms

Powles, J. & Hodson, H., 16 Mar 2017, In : Health And Technology. 7, 4, p. 351-367

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Delivery of Health Care
Privacy
Artificial Intelligence
Administrative Personnel
Acute Kidney Injury
1 Downloads (Pure)

IEEE Third International Workshop on Legal and Technical Issues in Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (CLaw) 2017

Singh, J. & Powles, J., 9 May 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. xvi 1 p. (Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperForeword/postscript

Open Access
File

Meaningful information and the right to explanation

Selbst, A. D. & Powles, J., 19 Dec 2017, In : International Data Privacy Law. 7, 4, p. 233-242

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
data protection
regulation
right to information
human rights
legislation

New York City’s Bold, Flawed Attempt to Make Algorithms Accountable

Powles, J., 20 Dec 2017, The New Yorker.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

The EU is Right to Take on Facebook, But Mere Fines Don’t Protect Us From Tech Giants

Powles, J., 21 May 2017, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

facebook
European Commission
sanction
EU

Trump’s Voter Data Haul Tests the Privacy of Public Records

Powles, J., 12 Jul 2017, Slate.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

privacy
voter

United Kingdom Patent Decisions 2016

Powles, J., 28 Feb 2017, In : IIC International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law. 48, 2, p. 179-183 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
patent
interpretation

Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy: Lack of Effective Antitrust Oversight Leaves Us at the Mercy of the Digital Platforms

Powles, J., 5 Jan 2017, Times Higher Education.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

economy
lack

Walking Away From Hard Problems

Powles, J., 4 May 2017, Crooked Timber.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Why Are We Giving Away Our Most Sensitive Health Data to Google?

Powles, J., 6 Jul 2017, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
search engine
Law
health
2016

Ad-Blocking and Counter Blocking: A Slice of the Arms Race

Nithyanand, R., Khattak, S., Javed, M., Vallina-Rodriguez, N., Falahrastegar, M., Powles, J., De Cristofaro, E., Haddadi, H. & Murdoch, S. J., May 2016, USENIX: Proceedings of the 6th USENIX Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet (FOCI '16). Austin, USA: USENIX

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
Arms race
Web sites
Online advertising
Industry
Shared services

DeepMind’s Data Deals Raise Some Serious Questions

Powles, J., 5 Dec 2016, Financial Times.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Facebook and Google: Most Powerful and Secretive Empires We’ve Ever Known

Powles, J. & Goodman, E. P., 28 Sep 2016, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
facebook
search engine
language

Google and Microsoft Have Made a Pact to Protect Surveillance Capitalism

Powles, J., 2 May 2016, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
search engine
surveillance
capitalist society
threat

Google’s Jigsaw Project Has New Ideas, But an Old Imperial Mindset

Powles, J., 18 Feb 2016, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Mindset
Profit
Google
Human development

How Europe is Fighting to Change Tech Companies' 'Wrecking Ball' Ethics

Powles, J. & Véliz, C., 31 Jan 2016, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Disruption
Silicon Valley

In the Wake of Apple v FBI, We Need to Address Some Uncomfortable Truths

Powles, J. & Chaparro, E., 30 Mar 2016, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
apples
12 Citations (Scopus)

Policy-Driven Middleware for a Legally-Compliant Internet of Things

Singh, J., Pasquier, T., Bacon, J., Powles, J., Diaconu, R. & Eyers, D., 28 Nov 2016, Middleware '16 : Proceedings of the 17th International Middleware Conference. Trento, Italy: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 13

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
Middleware
Flow control
Internet of things
Electronic data interchange
Cloud computing

United Kingdom Patent Decisions 2015

Powles, J., 1 Mar 2016, In : IIC International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law. 47, 2, p. 189-192 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

patent
damages
interpretation
2015

Big Tech’s Vision of a Smart World Meets Our Demands But Not Our Needs

Powles, J., 9 Nov 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Can the Internet Be Saved Without Harming Democracy?

Powles, J., 17 Apr 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
transparency
human rights
democracy
Internet

Charlie Hebdo and the Security State

Powles, J., 23 Jan 2015, Wired.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Climate Change: At Last a Breakthrough to Our Catastrophic Political Impasse?

Powles, J. & Khan, T., 31 Mar 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
obligation
climate change
13 Citations (Scopus)

Data Flow Management and Compliance in Cloud Computing

Singh, J., Powles, J., Pasquier, T. & Bacon, J., Jul 2015, In : IEEE Cloud Computing. 2, 4, p. 24-32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cloud computing
Flow control
Information management
Data privacy
Visibility

Data Privacy: The Tide is Turning in Europe – But is it Too Little, Too Late?

Powles, J., 6 Apr 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
privacy
corporation
citizen

Democracy: The Film That Gets Behind the Scenes of the European Privacy Debate

Powles, J., 14 Nov 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Democracy
Privacy
Nationalism

Europe is Targeting Google Under Antitrust Laws But Missing the Bigger Picture

Powles, J., 16 Apr 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
antitrust law
search engine
language
10 Citations (Scopus)

Expressing and Enforcing Location Requirements in the Cloud Using Information Flow Control

Pasquier, T. F. J. M. & Powles, J. E., 1 Jan 2015, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering, IC2E 2015. USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 410-415 6 p. 7092953

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Cloud computing
Flow control
Data privacy

Forget the Internet of Things – We Need an Internet of People

Powles, J. & Judge, J., 25 May 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Railroad cars
Internet
Internet of things

France and the UK Are on the Edge of Kafkaesque Surveillance

Powles, J., 28 Jul 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
surveillance
France
Law

Google Accidentally Reveals Data on ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Requests

Powles, J. & Tippmann, S., 14 Jul 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Google and the Dull Artillery of EU Antitrust Litigation

Powles, J., 26 Jun 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
search engine
EU

Google Dominates Search, But the Real Problem is its Monopoly on Data

Powles, J., 19 Apr 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
European Commission
Monopoly
Google
Shopping

Google Says It Acknowledges Some People Want ‘Right to be Forgotten’

Powles, J., 20 Feb 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
search engine

Google’s Data Leak Reveals Flaws in Making it Judge and Jury Over Our Rights

Powles, J., 15 Jul 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
search engine
decision-making process

How Google Determined Our Right to be Forgotten

Powles, J. & Chaparro, E., 18 Feb 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
search engine
corporation
Society

In Defence of Public Space on the Internet

Powles, J., 2 Jul 2015, IoN Magazine: Internet of Names.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Internet Access Matters – Will Facebook or India Provide it?

Powles, J., 29 Sep 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
online service
facebook
electricity
exclusion
India

Internet of Things: The Greatest Mass Surveillance Infrastructure Ever?

Powles, J., 16 Jul 2015, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
surveillance
infrastructure
Internet
politics