The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA ), slated to enter into force on 1 January 2020, borrows some cutting edge ideas from the EU and others’ privacy regimes while also experimenting with new approaches to data privacy. Importantly, the CCPA envisages an online advertisement market in which business are prevented from “ getting high on
Christina, you’ve been an editor at an open access journal yourself and are now spearheading open access at Freie Universität Berlin. We have a candid and naive question for you: what does open access mean in 2018? I think that in 2018 it is pretty obvious that we’re not discussing whether open access is the way to go, but rather how we can ensure
Marianne Franklin is Professor of Global Media & Politics, convenor of the MA in Global Media and Transnational Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London. We interviewed her in advance of the five year anniversary celebration of our journal. Internet Policy Review: Marianne, you have been following the work of Internet Policy Review
In reaction to the Cambridge Analytica controversy, Facebook has recently announced a substantial tightening of access restrictions to the APIs of Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms it owns. Researchers at leading international research organisations are deeply concerned about collateral impacts of the new API access rules. Here is why.
A short Q&A with researchers Tom Dobber and Natali Helberger.
Mustafa Akgül of Bilkent University passed away on 13 December 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Commonly regarded as the "father of the internet in Turkey," he was one of the most important figures in establishing the first internet connection in Turkey on 12 April 1993.
While the internet routing system serves as kind of a nervous system, it is far from automated. Still to this day, network engineers turn to chat rooms and mailing lists to manufacture internet connectivity.
In recent years, a myriad of “defensive measures” were implemented by Russia to tighten state control over the internet. Recent laws passed by the State Duma are likely to bring Russia's internet under firm government control.
The importance of personal data for the digital economy accentuates a problematic information asymmetry between consumers and the data-driven market players. An increased consumer protection would have to deal with the lack of transparency of this black-box setup and a flawed use of consent as regulatory model. The consumer protection needs to be
The rapid development of the Internet of Things - or IoT - affects the protection of privacy in profound ways. Eduardo Magrani argues in favour of a shift from privacy protection to the idea a “right to non-tracking”.