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In a press release issued by the German UNESCO Commission on 9 January 2018, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz, Chairman of the Communication and Information Committee of the German UNESCO Commission, on the occasion of the entry into force of the Network Enforcement Act, strongly recommends that the planne...
The blog post by Amélie Pia Heldt on http://www.juwiss.de addresses the draft law against misreporting on the Internet announced by the French President Emmanuel Macron, which is expected to be available by the end of 2018. Amélie Heldt explains which goals Macron wants to achieve with...
The NetzDG has been in force since January, when French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a similar law at the same time. Is one of the two laws a really good solution? Stephan Dreyer and Amélie Heldt explain in this episode what it is all about.
The Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) se...
In her new blog post on juwiss.de, Amélie Pia Heldt writes about the challenges to regulate “fake news.”
At the beginning of 2018, President Emmanuel Macron announced a law against “fake news.” It was triggered by the dissemination of disinformation during the electio...
"The German Network and Enforcement Act", lecture by W. Schulz at the event “Big data, Privacy and the Political Process“ of the Monash University on 18 June 2018 in Prato, Italy.
"Was bewirkte das NetzDG? [What did the NetzDG achieve?]", lecture by M. C. Kettemann at the panel discussion "Reden wir über die Meinungsfreiheit [Let’s Talk about Freedom of Expression]" organised by Senator of Justice Dr. Till Steffen and the district association GR...
In the event series #Ortsgespräch, which is organised by the district association GRÜNE Eimsbüttel on 26 February 2019, the Network Enforcement Act will be discussed. Hamburg's Minister of Justice, Dr. Till Steffen, will lead through the evening and discuss the changes that the NetzDG...
What rules structure our online world? How it is decided what is allowed online? And how do social actors behave? These questions will be discussed at the 10th Hamburg Media Symposium of MA HSH, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and the Leibniz Institute for Media Research on 6 June 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the...
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