Schmidt, J.-H. (2013): Vielfalt im Internet [Diversity on the Internet]. In: M. J. Eumann, F. Gerlach, T. Rößner, M. Stadelmaier (eds.), Medien, Netz und Öffentlichkeit. Impulse für die digitale Gesellschaft [Media, Network and Public. Stimuli for the Digital Society]. Essen: Klartext, pp. 159-161.
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.
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...
In his thesis, Lennart Ziebarth examines the criteria to which data is transported via the internet and to what extent network providers should be allowed to intervene in data transport.
Kettemann, M. C. (2019): Ein Internet für alle Menschen [An Internet for All People]. In: Tagesspiegel Digitalisierung & KI Background. Website. 5 June 2019.
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)
Algorithmic recommendation systems in public service programmes are generally reasonable and justified, but it strongly depends on its design. This is the conclusion of the study "Algorithmic Recommendations. Functionality, Meaning and Peculiarities for Public Service Broadcasters". The fi...
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.
Is there a "basic right to Internet access" in Germany? Dr. Markus Oermann pursued this question in his jurisprudential dissertation "Gewährleistung der Möglichkeit internetbasierter Kommunikation. Eine Vermessung des grundgesetzlichen Schutzkonzepts [Ensuring the Possibilit...