Simone’s particular academic interest is in the fields of online privacy, data protection and privacy statements, digital identities, digital child rights, regulation of online child safety, and empowerment of individuals through technology. She is currently leading a four-year multidisciplinary project titled ‘Empowering and protecting children and adolescents against cyber-bullying’, commissioned by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) in collaboration with Amsterdam University and Delft University. Moreover, she is involved in the European projects CONSENT (privacy policies and social media) and DYNAMIC IDENTITY (children and online identities). At Leiden Law School, she coordinates and teaches the LLC course ‘Law and IT in Europe’ and the course ‘Regulating online child safety’ in the youth law master that kicked off in September 2012.
- What happens to my data? A novel approach to informing users of data processing practices. (2012)
- Adolescents and cybercrime: Navigating between freedom and control (2011)
- Shaping Minors with Major Shifts: Electronic Child Records in the Netherlands (2010)
- Electronic Child Records in the Netherlands – A legitimate path to right wrongs? (2010)
- Self-regulating online child safety in Europe (2013)