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
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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.
Is reforming copyright law the appropriate solution to achieve the aims of the music industry?
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.
Revenge porn is an increasingly pervasive and troubling abuse of privacy in the networked information society. Some victims are fighting back using copyright law. But does it work?
The Court of Justice of the European Union rules in Hejduk that the accessibility of a website is enough to establish jurisdiction in cases of online copyright infringement.
European citizens seem to be skeptical about the EU trade policy. Can a new Trade Commissioner do anything to change that?
If video content embeds don't count as copyright infringement, what does the latest EU Court of Justice ruling mean for licensing structures?
Copyright reform in the EU has been elusive for years. Now a new Commissioner coming from a quite different field of expertise has the mandate to cut the Gordian knot. Yet, experts like Monica Horten doubt that this will ever happen. This is why.
A picture taken by a money has erupted into a transatlantic copyright row and brought focus on the world’s largest database of public domain images.