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Robert Thornton-Lee

PhD Researcher, SSP
University of Leeds

Thesis Title: The problematic of anonymity within debates on encryption and surveillance in the United Kingdom between 2013-2018
Start Date: 2015

Summary of Research Area:

Grounded within several high-profile events in recent years, including the Global Surveillance Disclosures of 2013 and terrorist attacks across Western Europe since 2015, my research seeks to explore and understand the complex relationship between practices of anonymity, encryption, and surveillance.