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A dissertation project on the copyright classifcation of search engines.
In which cases is a WiFi provider liable for illegal downloads made by a third party using its internet access? Is YouTube to be held responsible for uploads infringing the copyright? Such questions cannot be answered conclusively by the written law and are a solved by the construction of interferen...
The controversial EU copyright reform is currently putting thousands of people on the streets. The amendment is to be voted on in the EU Parliament at the end of March. At the Science Media Center Germany, Dr. Stephan Dreyer presented his view on the new copyright law and explained possible risks....
Dreyer, S. (2017): Die Büchse der Pandora? Rechtliche Facetten des Smartphone-Einsatzes im Unterricht [Pandora's Box? Legal Aspects of Educational Smartphone Usage in Schools]. In: PRAXIS DEUTSCH, issue 265, pp. 52-55.
Schulz, W. (2008ff.): Hamburgische Schriften zum Medien, Telekommunikations- und Urheberrecht [Hamburg Papers on Media, Telecommunications and Copyright Law]. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
Heldt, A. (2018): Zensur durch Upload-Filter: Zur umstrittenen EU-Reform des Urheberrechts [Censorship by Upload Filters: On the Controversial EU Reform of the Copyright Law]. In: Verfassungsblog, Website, 25 June 2018 (online).
"Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence", lecture by W. Schulz at the Copyright Conference "Zukunftsperspektiven im Urheberrecht [Future Prospects in Copyright Law]" on 14 September 2017 in Berlin.
"CopyrightX – Kooperation mit der Harvard University zum US-amerikanischem Urheberrecht [CopyrightX - Cooperation with Harvard University on the US-American Copyright Law]", study-related event by W. Schulz at the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg, winter semester 2016/17.
"CopyrightX – Kooperation mit der Harvard University zum US-amerikanischem Urheberrecht [CopyrightX - Cooperation with Harvard University on the US-American Copyright Law]", study-related event by W. Schulz at the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg, winter semester 2015/16.
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