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Global issues of Internet regulation and network security are dealt with quite differently in India, Brazil and Germany. A comparison of different regulatory approaches shows clear country specifics, especially in the area of data protection law. This is a result of the International Summer School &...
Dr. Mariëlle Wijermars was a guest researcher at the Hans-Bredow-Institut from February to May 2018. As a research fellow at the Kolleg "Algorithmed Public Spheres", she conducted a study on news aggregators over the course of the Russian presidential elections in March 2018. Her...
Schulz, W.; Dankert, K. (2017): Informationsintermediäre – Anknüpfungspunkte für rechtliche Regulierung [Information Intermediaries – Connecting Factors for Legal Regulation]. In: Informatik-Spektrum, 40 (4), pp. 351-354.
Hoffmann-Riem, W. (ed.) (2018): Big Data – Regulative Herausforderungen [Regulative Challenges]. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschafft.
Edited by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem, LL.M.
With contributions by Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem, Gerrit Hornung, Yoan Hermstrüwer, An...
Heldt, A. (2018): Von der Schwierigkeit, „fake news“ zu regulieren [The Difficulty of Regulating "Fake News"]. In: JuWiss Blog: Junge Wissenschaft im Öffentlichen Recht No. 71/2018. Website. Hamburg: Bucerius Law School. 26.7.2018.
Kettemann, M. C.; Kleinwächter, W.; Senges, M. (2018): The Time is Right for Europe to
Take the Lead in Global Internet Governance. Frankfurt on the Main: Goethe University (Normative Orders Working Paper 2/2018)
Heldt, A. (2018): Internationales Abkommen über das Internet als Raum des Gemeinwohls [International Agreement on the Internet as a Space of Public Interest]. In: JuWiss Blog: Junge Wissenschaft im Öffentlichen Recht No. 92/2018. Website. Hamburg: Bucerius Law School.
“Contemporary Challenges to the Freedom of Expression”, hosted by W. Schulz at the event “Freedom of Expression Online: Evolving European Jurisprudence and Standard Setting Activities in the Digital Age” of the European Councils on 28 April 2017 in Nikosia.
"Internet and Jurisdiction Observatory Meeting at Oxford Internet Institute”, participation of W. Schulz in a discussion at a virtual meeting on 24 April 2017 in Oxford.
“Confronting Online Hate Speech: Identification and Strategies”, panel with W. Schulz at the “RightsCon” organised by the Centre for Communication Governance of the National Law University Delhi on 29 March 2017 in Brussels.
"How Can We Manage Globally-Available Content in Light of the Diversity of Local Laws and Norms Applicable on the Internet?", workshop chaired by W. Schulz at the "Global Internet and Jurisdiction Conference" on 27 February in Ottawa, Canada.
"Übertragung rundfunkrechtlicher Denkmuster auf die Internetregulierung [The Transmission of Thinking Patterns from Public Service Broadcasting to Internet Regulation]", lecture by W. Schulz at the event "Medien und Meer [Media and the Sea]" at the State Chancellery of Schle...
Together with the research focus “Internet and Society” within the cluster of excellence “The Formation of Normative Orders” at the Goethe University in Frankfurt on the Main, the Hans-Bredow-Institut organises a special format of the ‘Frankfurter Kolloquium für Internetforschung...
The Internet is not a space free of law: But what can constitutional law, European law, international law and non-governmental, transnational and hybrid regulatory arrangements achieve in the face of political polarisation between Internet freedom and cyber security? Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann talks about...
Matthias C. Kettemann will discuss and defend his concept of a coherent normative order of the Internet at an open Brown-Bag Lunch at the Alexander Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), that includes international law, national law, and transnational normative arrangements. He will show...
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