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Scientific considerations on governmental censorship measures against Internet communication in Germany.
Regulation designed primarily for linear media such as traditional scheduled television services has not adequately kept pace with the growth of non-linear media and the Internet. Even though traditional linear media may still be strong and even in the dominant role regarding overall media consumpti...
570 internet researchers from all over the world met at the conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR2016)in Berlin. According to the theme “Internet Rules!”, they discussed regulations of the Internet, how power structures as well as making and breaking rules work onli...
In an interview with Axel Schröder from Radio Deutschlandfunk Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz talks about his "UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Communication and Information" at the Law Department of Universität Hamburg (in German): http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/internet-kommunikation-dynami...
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Schulz, W.; Staben, J. (2016): 13. Kapitel. Regulierungsradar: Recht und Internet [Chapter 13th Regulatory Radar: Law and the Internet]. In: Gassmann, O.; Sutter, P. (eds.), Digitale Transformation im Unternehmen gestalten [Shaping Digital Transformation in Business Enterprises]. Munich: Carl H...
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...
Gasser, U.; Schulz, W. (2015): Governance of Online Intermediaries. Observations from a Series of National Case Studies. In: The Berkman Center for Internet & Society Research Publication Series No. 2015-5, February 18, 2015, Harvard/Hamburg: Berkman Center.
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.
"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.
"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...
How can national laws be reconciled with Internet content? What is perfectly legal in one country can be illegal in another. So, what does this mean for Internet users in their daily and professional life with regard to privacy, freedom of expression or cybercrime? More than 250 international participants...
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