Digitaler Salon: Schutz der Pubertiere
In October, our guests will discuss inhowfar the youth can and should be regulated on the net. Between censorship and unlimited curiousness: How autonomous are young people online and who regulates whom? A hot seat is reserved for your questions and opinions. More: #digsal #pubertierschutz
Fellowship 2017 – Apply now!
We invite applications from up and coming researchers pursuing transdisciplinary internet research. If you are seeking exchange regarding your research aspirations and think your objectives match or complement ours, we look forward to hearing from you!
IPR Special Issue: Doing Internet Governance
The most recent special issue by the Internet Policy Review is out now! It is published timely during the #AoIR2016 conference in Berlin. It aims at adding to the mainstream internet governance scholarship by unpacking macro questions of politics and power.
5 Years HIIG in numbers
5 years of internet research, 50 researchers and several hundreds of presentations and publications! To celebrate our 5th anniversary we want to share this infographic. Check it our for an overview of our research activities and achievments.
Early October 2016 was a blast for internet research in Berlin. We present you the highlights! Together with our partners at Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research we hosted #AoIR2016 – the prestigous annual conference of the Association for Internet Researchers (AoIR). 2016 was the first time this gathering of the …
Science talks – but nobody is listening?
The German Energiewende is both: a wonderful example for the German tradition of composite words as it combines energy and transition and, thus, a practical description of the ambitious political and social aim to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. However, such an ambitious project can only be …
Digital Transformation – yes, please. But how?
Digitalization is a buzzword that has received a lot of attention in both politics and business. The question arises how German businesses handle this change and how each business can define a comprehensive digitalisation strategy. This strategy can be defined according to the phase of digitalisation a business is in …
Photos, Parodies and Copyright Law
Say you want to digitally manipulate a photo to send it in for an online contest, are you violating the original photographer’s copyright, if you don’t ask for permission? In Germany, the main question is whether your reworking of the picture qualifies as «ree use». However, if you parody the photo in …
- Warum das Netz voller Hass ist - und was dagegen hilft
Networks of Outrage, Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, AoIR2016
HIIG IN MEDIA
- Kreutzer, T., Christiansen, P., von Gehlen, D., Hofm...
The Berlin Gedankenexperiment on the restructuring of Copyright Law and Autho...