Privacy and Surveillance

Hilden, J. (forthcoming): Am I my IP address’s keeper? Revisiting the boundaries of information privacy. The Information Society.

Hildén, J. (2016): The normative shift: Three paradoxes of information privacy. In Kramp et al: Politics, Civil Society and Participation: Media and Communications in a Transforming Environment. Bremen: edition lumière.

Hildén, J. (2015): Surveillance in the Age of Mobile Communications. In Karppinen, Ala-Fossi, Alén-Savikko, Hildén, Jääsaari, Lehtisaari & Nieminen: Kenen media?. Helsinki: Vastapaino. (Chapter in Finnish textbook on media & comm. policy research.)

Internet Policy

Jääsaari, J. & Hilden, J.  (2015): European Pirate Parties and the Politics of Communication: Research report on the project Communication rights in the 2014 European Election Campaign. Helsinki: Viestinnän tutkimuskeskus CRC, Helsingin yliopisto.  (Media and Communication Studies Research Reports; no. 1)

Jääsaari, J. & Hilden, J. (2015): From File Sharing to Free Culture: The Evolving Agenda of European Pirate PartiesInternational Journal of Communication.

The Commission shapes the Internet: A study of the European Commission’s proposals for Directives and their impact on Internet rights and Internet governance in the European Union
2013, University of Helsinki
Master’s Thesis: 108 pages.

Public Service Broadcasting

Hildén, J. (2014): European Public Service Broadcasting Online: Services and Regulation.
Helsinki: Yle / University of Helsinki.
Report: 74 pages.


Whose privacy? Lobbying for the free flow of European personal data. AoIR 2016: Internet Rules!, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society and the Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research, 5-8 Oct 2016

Den personliga integritetens fria rörlighet: EU:s nya dataskyddsförordning och lobbyisternas inflytande. EU ut ur krisen, Tankesmedjan Tiden/Arbetarrörelsens forskarnätverk, Stockholm, 25 May  2016

Lobbying for and against the free flow of data: Interest groups in the legislative process of the General Data Protection Regulation. Making Social Knowledge: The 2nd Annual Conference of the Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, 3 Dec 2015

The right to privacy and big data: lobbying efforts, policies and practices in the EU. European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School 2015, University of Bremen, 2 Aug 2015 → 15 Aug 2015

Incompatible Perceptions of Privacy: Implications for Data Protection Regulation.  Data Power Conference, University of Sheffield, 22 Jun 2015 → 23 Jun 2015

Am I my IP address’ keeper? FACE Conference European Media Policy 2015: New Contexts, New Approaches, University of Helsinki, 9 Apr 2015 → 10 Apr 2015

The Normative Shift of Privacy: Regulatory implications. BRESTOLON: Crisis, Consensus and Conflict: Understanding and theorizing social ordering and change, London School of Economics and Political Science, 7 May 2015 → 9 May 2015

European Union Media Policy: the “Digital Agenda” and Other Present Challenges. Joint Research Seminar: The Future of Media and Communication Policy Research, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 4 Jun 2015 → 5 Jun 2015

Den finlandssvenska journalistikens framtid (Public talk: discussant), 22 Sep 2014

Privacy and surveillance: EU/US policy gaps. Global Fusion Media Conference, University of Texas, 24 Oct 201426 Oct 2014

Pirate Policies for Privacy. Challenging Media Landscapes Conference, University of Salford, 17 Nov 201418 Nov 2014

The right to privacy and big data. Challenging Media Landscapes Conference, University of Salford, 17 Nov 201418 Nov 2014

The right to privacy and big data: Internet monitoring practices, policies and instigators. Södertörn University Higher Seminar, Stockholm, 2 Dec 2014



University of Helsinki. April 2015 – Researcher and lecturer.

University of Helsinki. April 2014 – March 2015. Research project on communication rights and the European Pirate parties.

University of Helsinki. August 2013 – November 2013. Research project on the online services of European public service broadcasters. The report will be published in 2014.


University of Helsinki. July 2013 – March 2014. Media relations and media strategy; focus on Nordic countries, Swedish-language media in Finland and Law.

University of Helsinki. February 2012 – January 2013.  University PR during the Helsinki World Design Capital year.

Web projects and Community Relations

University of Helsinki. January 2013 – June 2013.  Editor-in-chief of the university’s new intranet. Coordination of content production, planning of software development, internal marketing.

University of Helsinki. September 2011 – January 2012.  Development of the university’s alumni activities: CRM management, events, services and online communications.

University of Helsinki. May 2011 – August 2011. Fundraising communications and reporting.


Self employed. January 2007 – 2011 (4 years). Everything from politics to advertorials, from paragraphs to whole newspaper supplements in Swedish, Finnish and English.


Centre for Civil and Political Rights. May 2010 – August 2010 (4 months).  Assessment of reports on human rights violations and NGO  communications, based in Geneva.

Self employed. Copywriting, communications consultation and proofreading.