Market participants violate existing rules governing the media sector in order secure a competitive advantage. In his dissertation, Martin Lose examines judicial subjects that interface the breach of law according to § 3a UWG (Act Against Unfair Practices) and the information and communication...
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...
In law clinics, students consult real clients and, thus, learn on-the-job. The EU project iLINC connects media law clinics in order to network students early in their study programs with IT start-up companies.
What meaning does the legal term “the public” have in the age of social media and sharehosters, instant messaging and whistleblowing? It’s time for an analysis from a legal perspective.
Which norms influence the behaviour of users of social media services, i.e. uploading pictures to Facebook? A German-Israeli research team examines this question in an interdisciplinary project.
Mass media communication is always dependanton certain infrastructural elements acting as an intermediary between communicator and recipient. What influence can be tolerated regarding the constitutional guarantees of article 5 of the German Basic Law?
Increasing changes in media environments require some rethinking of media regulation and governance. The collaboration project between the Hans-Bredow-Institut and the Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI) in Brisbane, Australia, looked at this issue.
Many Asian states are undergoing an upheaval on several levels as far as their media structures are concerned. The technical possibilities accompanying digitalization and Internet-based communication are impinging on these countries, as they do on European states. At the same time, political upheava...
Oermann, M; Lose, M.; Schmidt, J.-H.; Johnsen, K. (2014): Approaching Social Media Governance. Berlin (HIIG Discussion Paper Series Nr. 2014-05) (online).
"Thoughts about Online Platforms from a Legal Perspective", impulse talk by M. Lose at Cyberscholars Meta-Forum December 6th 2012 at Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University in Cambridge, USA.
"Access to Online Platforms", impulse talk by M. Lose at the ABC/HBI/CCI Research and Collaboration Workshop on 29 February 2012 in Sydney, Australia.