Universitetet i Oslo


Dag Wiese Schartum

Dag SchartumDag Wiese Schartum (born 1956) is Professor of law and chairperson of the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL) at the University of Oslo.  Schartum’s research interests comprise data protection, automated decision-making in government sector, access to government-held information and regulatory management.  Dag Wiese Schartum has been member of several governmental expert committees in particular within the field of privacy and data protection.

  • Schartum, Dag Wiese. Sharing information between Government Agencies: Some Legal Challenges Associated with Sematic Interoperability, In: van der Hof, Simone and Groothuis, Marga M. (eds), Innovating Government. Normative and Technological Dimentions of Modern Government, Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011.
  • Schartum, Dag Wiese og Bygrave, Lee A. Personvern i informasjonssamfunnet. En innføring i vern av personopplysninger [Data Protection in the Information Society], Fagbokforlaget, Oslo 2011, 2nd edition.
  • Bygrave, Lee Andrew and Schartum, Dag Wiese. Consent, Proportionality and Collective Power, In: Gutwirth, Serge; Poullet, Yves; De Hert, Paul; de Terwangne, Cécile; Nouwt, Sjaak (eds), Reinventing Data Protection?, Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009.
  • Schartum, Dag Wiese. Designing and formulating data protection laws. International Journal of Law and Information Technology 2008.
  • Schartum, Dag Wiese. Personvern og transportsikkerhet.  Personvernmessige spørsmål knyttet til tiltak for å sikre transportmidler mot fiendtlige anslag. [Data Protection and Security in Transportation] Complex 3/07, Senter for rettsinformatikk/Avdeling for forvaltningsinformatikk, Universitetet i Oslo 2007.


Complete survey of scientific works, 1994 – 2011

Complete survey of scientific works, 1984 – 1994


Tommy Tranvik

tranvikTranvik’s main topic of research is the regulation and use of electronic technology within public and private institutions or organisations. The focus of this research is data protection, information security and organisational change. This includes the study of implementation processes, i.e. the organisational effects of laws and regulations that are of particular significance for the development of electronic government, especially data protection and information security legislation.

  • 2011 The State of IT-Governance. Patterns of Variation at the Central Government Level in Norway (together with Arild Jansen). Paper presented at the IFIP E-Government Conference, University of Delft, 28. August-2. September.
  • 2011 IP Addresses – Just a Number? (together with Patrick Lundevall-Unger). I International Journal of Law and Information Technology. Spring, Vol. 19, Issue 1.
  • 2010 Informasjonssikkerhet i praksis. Regeletterlevelse i norske kommuner. In Stanley Greenstein (red.): Vem reglerar informationssamhället? Stockholm: Jure AB.
  • 2010 Norway (together with Anne-Lise Fimreite). In Michael J. Goldsmith og Edward C. Page (ed.): Changing Government Relations in Europe. From Localism to Intergovernmentalism. London: Routeledge. 2009 Personvern og informasjonssikkerhet. En studie av rettsreglers etterlevelse i kommunal sektor. Complex nr. 4. Oslo: Senter for rettsinformatikk/Unipub.

Arild Jansen

jansenFrom 1984-1990 Arild Jansen was Head of deputy director in Ministry of Public Administration, Norway. The responsibilities included management of the secretariat of Norwegian Information technology Advisory Council, member of the Norwegian delegation to OECD/ICCP committee, member and Chairmen of The Nordic Advisory committee for Nordic Action Program for IT. From 1990 he was assistant professor, from 1997 to 2001 associate professor in Information Systems at Finnmark College, and from 2001 to 2003 associate professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo.

Jansen is now associate professor at Section for eGovernment studies, University of Oslo, Norway with responsibilities for teaching at bachelor and master level, including supervising master- and PhD-students. His current research activities include various studies of eGovernment projects in Norway. Jansen is heading a cross-disciplinary research program in eGovernment at Norwegian Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL), UiO. He has coordinated a National resource network within eGovernment from 2007 to 2010, founded by the Norwegian Research Council. Current research includes ICT-governance, information infrastructures, IS implementations and organizational change.

  • Arild Jansen and Petter Nielsen (2005), Theorizing convergence: Co-evolution of information infrastructures. Scandinavian Journal of Information systems Vol 17:1 ISSN 0905-0167.
  • Hornnes, E., A. Jansen and Ø. Langeland (2010) How to Develop an Open and Flexible Information Infrastructure for the Public Sector? In M. Wimmer, et al (Eds.): Electronic Government, 9th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference, EGOV 2010, Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug. 29 – Sept. 2, 2010. LNCS 6228 Springer 2010, ISBN 978-3-642-14798-2
  • Jansen, Arild J (2011). E-Government – Just a Matter of Technology. Proceedings of the 2011 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences,  Jan. 4.-7., 2011. IEEE Computer Society Washington DC. ISBN: 978-0-7695-4282-9 doi>10.1109/HICSS.2011.175
  • Andersen, S.T. and Jansen, A. (2011) Innovation in ICT-based Health Care Provision. International journal of Healthcare Information Informatics (IJHISI), 6(2) 14-17. doi:10.4018/jhisi.2011040102 ISSN: 1555-3396, EISSN: 1555-340X
  • Jansen, A. and Tranvik, T. (2010) The State of IT Governance. Patterns of Variation at The Central Government Level in Norway. In Janssen et al (eds) Electronic Government 10th. IFIP WG 8.5 Int. Conference , EGOV 2011, Delft, The Nederlands. 28.8-2.9.2011.  LNCS 6846. Comp. Science series. Springer. ISSN 0302-9743. ISBN 978-3-642-22877-3.


Olga Mironenko Enerstvedt

enerstvedtOlga Mironenko Enerstvedt is a PhD Research Fellow at the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law, University of Oslo, writing a PhD thesis on Data Protection and Security in Civil Aviation. The principal objective of the project is to examine the impact of the aviation security measures on passenger rights to privacy and data protection. The final aim of the research is to set forth perspective on how the problems can be resolved. Is it possible to find an appropriate balance between the need for surveillance and privacy-related interests? Olga Mironenko Enerstvedt holds a diploma in law from the State University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow and an LLM from the University of Oslo in Information and Communication Technology Law. She formerly worked as a lawyer in the civil aviation industry in Russia.

  • Mironenko Olga (2011). Body scanners versus privacy and data protection, Computer Law & Security Review, Volume 27, Issue 3, June 2011. ISSN 0267-3649. pages 232-244.
  • Mironenko, Olga (2010). Data Protection and Security in Civil Aviation. PRIO policy brief 08/2010. ISBN 978-82-7288-368-2.
  • Mironenko, Olga (2010). Air Passenger Lists in Civil Aviation. Chapter 11 in “Overvåking i en rettsstatt”, Schartum, Dag Wiese (ed.) (“Surveillance and Rule of Law”). Fagbokforlaget. ISBN 978-82-450-1048-0, pages 217-242.
  • Mironenko, Olga (2010). Air Passenger Data Protection: Data Transfer from the European Union to the United States. Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law. Complex nr. 2/2010. ISBN 978-82-7226-128-2, h.
  • Mironenko, Olga (2010). Air Passenger Data Protection: Data Transfer from the European Union to the United States. LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG. ISBN 978-3-8433-5997-9.


Heidi Mork Lomell

Heidi Lomell
Dr. Heidi Mork Lomell works as a researcher at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, where she is also head of the research group Social Control and Rule of Law. Lomell’s research interests include topics such as security and human rights, policing and technology, CCTV, and the use of statistics as a governmental technology. She is co-editor (with Katja Franko Aas and Helene Oppen Gundhus) of Technolgies of InSecurity: The Surveillance of Everyday Life (Routledge Cavendish 2009) and co-editor (with Ann Rudinow Sætnan and Svein Hammer) of The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society (Routledge 2010). She has previously been part of the EU FP5 research project Urban Eye - On the Threshold to Urban Panopticon? Analysing the Employment of CCTV in European Cities and Assessing its Social and Political Impacts. She is currently Vice Chair of the COST Action Living in Surveillance Societies (2009-2013).

  • Lomell, Heidi Mork (forthcoming 2012): “Punishing the Uncommitted Crime: Prevention, Pre-emption, Precaution and the Transformation of Criminal Law” In: Justice and Security in the 21st Century: Risks, Rights and the Rule of Law. Ed. Synnøve Ugelvik and Barbara Hudson. London: Routledge.
  • Lomell, Heidi Mork (2010): ”The Politics of Numbers: Crime Statistics as a Source of Knowledge and a Tool of Governance”. In: International Handbook of criminology. Ed. Shlomo G. Shoham, Paul Knepper og Martin Kett. New York: Taylor & Francis group
  • Lomell, Heidi Mork (2004): “Targeting the Unwanted. Video Surveillance and Categorical Exclusion in Oslo”. In: Surveillance & Society. Vol. 2, nr. 2/3, 2004, pp. 346-360.
  • The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society. Ed. Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Heidi Mork Lomell og Svein Hammer. New York: Routledge (2010)
  • Technologies of InSecurity. The Surveillance of Everyday Life. Ed. Katja Franko Aas, Helene Oppen Gundhus og Heidi Mork Lomell. London: Routledge/Cavendish (2009)


Inger Marie Sunde

SundeMs Sunde is a lawyer with background as senior public prosecutor (ØKOKRIM) working with cases of serious fraud and computer crime. As the interest in computer crime grew she transferred to the Law Faculty of the University of Oslo, completing a phd. about a concept she calls “Confiscation by Automation” in 2010. This connotes a concept for Internet filtering of computer files with illegal content. Currently, her research concerns electronic traces and evidence in criminal investigation and prosecution, and as an integral part; issues of privacy, data protection and surveillance.  Ms Sunde teaches criminal and criminal procedural law. She was member of “Datakrimutvalget” (2002-2007), and expert committee developing the Norwegian Criminal Code in order to cover computer crime.

  • ”Automatisert inndragning”. Complex 3/11. Unipub. Oslo. 2011.
  • ”Lov og rett i cyberspace – om internettkriminalitet og etterforskingsmetoder”. Fagbokforlaget. Bergen.2006.
  • Dataavlesing som etterforskingsmetode. Rettfærd. 2011. (peer rev. -forthcoming).
  • Automatic Law enforcement in Cyberspace. Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab. 2011. (peer rev., forthcoming).
  • Beskyttelsen mot overvåking i den fysiske og virtuelle verden. Det 38. nordiske Juristmøtet. København. 2008.