Digital rights blogger Fabian Warislohner takes a critical look at Estonia's fast-track digitalisation strategy and compares it to Germany's track record.
Short overview by reporter Monika Ermert on the many pending and newly announced surveillance cases before the European Court of Human Rights, as well as national courts.
Medical insurance companies, doctors and medical researchers face-off over the increasing use of big data in healthcare. Here is why.
Cogent and Deutsche Telekom were peers... until the US network operator sued its German counterpart. The case serves to illustrate a broader issue in net policy.
The “ Post-Snowden Crypto conference ” last week pondered over repairing or replacing core parts of the net, the morale of cryptography and the nihilism of the surveilled society.
Europe’s pending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) threatens free expression and access to information on the internet, argues scholar Daphne Keller in the last of six posts.
The European Court of Human Rights on 1 December ruled that the blanket blocking of YouTube by Turkish authorities violated the right to freedom of information. Will Turkey comply with the court's decision?
Fifth of a series of posts about the pending EU General Data Protection Regulation, and its consequences for intermediaries and user speech online.
As the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation seems to approach fast, the Court of Justice of the European Union firmly asserts the fundamental rights dimension of EU personal data protection law.
In a talk within the series “Big Data: Big power shifts?” held on 5 November 2015 in Berlin, sociologist Mike Savage argued that the most successful and popular social scientists primarily build up their work on data analysis.