More influence of governments in internet governance has been contentious for years. At the its meeting in Helsinki this week, ICANN took steps towards independence.
As a scholar of constitutional law, of European and international law, having along the way gathered some knowledge of the workings of the internet, I am happy to present some perhaps somewhat revolutionary thoughts about governing in the future. The issue I was asked to deal with was: Governing the 21st century. Here are my thoughts about it. 1
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.