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The social science case study gains access to Facebook's Content Policy Forum for the first time in order to examine how rules for the moderation of content, so-called "community standards", are developed.
The framework project, which is financed from basic funds, bundles research activities of the research programme management in the area of the structural perspective investigation of rule formation in digital communication spaces.
Scientific considerations on governmental censorship measures against Internet communication in Germany.
The Hans-Bredow-Institut examines the interaction and competition of different commercial advertising media.
Dr. Matthias Kettemann, Gregor Fischer and Felicitas Rachinger analyse the draft of the new Austrian Communications Platforms Act in the latest Graz Law Working Paper.
To the paper (PDF)
Austria’s Communications Platforms Act (KoPl-G) provides for a multi-stage procedure for conten...
In the journal Revista Culturas Jurídícas, Dr. Matthias Kettemann presents in the Portuguese version of an article his approaches to the emergence of a normative order on the Internet and analyses which actors exercise power on the Internet and Internet-based communication in which way...
On the legal blog Consultor Judrídíco PD Dr. Matthias Kettemann, Juliana Abrusio, Ricardo Campos and Juliano Maranhão address the international debate on content regulation on the Internet as well as what needs to be kept in mind. They also raise the question of how the removal...
In his new book, Matthias C. Kettemann writes in detail about the emergence and nature of the normative order of the Internet. It is published by Oxford University Press at the end of July 2020 and is available as Open Access.
“There is order on the internet, but how has this o...
In his article for the anthology "IT-Recht [IT Law]", PD. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann describes the instruments and actors of Internet Governance.
You can order the anthology (in German) here
Of particular relevance to Internet governance are international law and the human rights...
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