We welcome Prof. Dr. Mathias Hong to this Leibniz Media Lunch Talk. In his lecture, he will talk about the framework of fundamental rights for the regulation of hate speech and disinformation on the internet. He will compare the fundamental rights systems in Germany, Europe and the United States of America.
Dr. Tobias Mast
will provide the introduction.
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
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About the Talk
How does freedom of expression as an equal and positive freedom shape the regulation of hate speech and disinformation online? How can harmful speech be countered, the equal dignity of all and the general right of personality be protected, and democracy be defended against populist and autocratic attacks without sacrificing freedom of thought and expression? The lecture will examine the answers to these questions provided by the fundamental rights systems in Germany, Europe and the United States of America.
About Our Guest
Prof. Dr. Mathias Hong has been Professor of Public Law at the University of Public Administration Kehl since March 2020. From 2005 to 2008, he was a research assistant at the Federal Constitutional Court, and in 2016 he completed his habilitation at the Faculty of Law at the University of Freiburg.