Schmidt, J.-H. (2016): Ethik des Internets [Internet Ethics]. In: J. Heesen (ed.), Handbuch Medien- und Informationsethik [Handbook for Media and Internet Ethics]. Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler. pp. 284-292.
This book project, drawn up in the run-up to the Internet Governance Forum organised by Germany in November 2019, clears up misconceptions about the impact and reality of the Internet and explains fact-based, vividly and practically what science knows about Internet-based communication.
The international cooperation project investigates how the Internet has changed and will continue to change societies in the USA, Europe and China.
How can information processing be made transparent and controllable again for individuals and institutions by new technologies?
The more time people spend online, the more important the code that controls their behaviour on digital platforms will become. This factor especially competes with regulation by law and poses new challenges to it.
Social media is contributing to a change in the structure of the public sphere. It has an effect on how information is distributed or how the private and the public sphere behave to one another. The project, “Social Media and Networked Public Spheres” is uniting numerous publications and...
Kettemann, M. C. (2019): Ein Internet für alle Menschen [An Internet for All People]. In: Tagesspiegel Digitalisierung & KI Background. Website. 5 June 2019.
Philip Baugut and Katharina Neumann write about the relations between journalists and right-wing extremists (Beziehungen zwischen JournalistInnen und Rechtsextremisten) in the new issue of M&K. Further articles deal with the digital change of the knowledge order (Neuberger et al.), research ethi...
Kettemann, M. (2019): There Shall be Order! A Proposal for More Structured Normativity on the Internet. In: Data Protection Officer Blog (DPO Blog), Website, 15 March 2019 (Link)
Analysis by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz and Dr. Stephan Dreyer, commissioned by the Bertelsmann Stiftung. Algorithmic systems evaluate people – which poses risks – for us as individuals, for groups and for society as a whole. It is therefore important that algorithmic processes be auditab...
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.