SURVEY: Data Sharing in Academia
Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to answer the 15-minutes-questionaire on ‘Data Sharing in Academia’. The survey is part of the Leibniz Science 2.0 research alliance. The data will be available to the scientific community in the research data centre of the German Insitute for Economic Research after one year.
Internet Governance: registration open now
We welcome you to register for the meeting on Internet Governance to be held in Berlin 9 – 10 October 2014. In co-operation with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin we want to shed light on Internet Governance from the dimensions of actors, technology and content.
Paper published in First Monday Journal on the Internet
Digital technologies carry the promise of transforming science and opening up the research process. In their paper «Putting open science into practice: A social dilemma?» HIIG researchers Kaja Scheliga & Sascha Friesicke analyse the discrepancy between the concept of open science and scholarly reality. It was published in the First Monday Journal.
ICANN Accountability & Governance Public Experts
HIIG director Jeanette Hofmann was announced member of the ICANN Accountability & Governance Public Experts Group. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) coordinates key technical services critical to the continued operations of the Internet’s underlying address book, the Domain Name System (DNS).
Entrepreneurship & Sales
The most frequently mentioned problem of entrepreneurs is acquiring and developing profitable customers (Ullrich, K., 2013). Therefore, market development is a central task and a major challenge for every founder and founding team. Even in times when customer acquisition processes are shifting more and more to the Internet, or at least are supported by it, direct and personal relationships with...
Workshop impressions: The Public International Law of the Internet
Impressions from the same-titled workshop organized by the German Foreign Office and the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society At invitation by the German Foreign Office and the Research Area Global Constitutionalism of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, last Monday almost 50 experts of international law, cyber security and Internet regulation or Internet governance...
Guest post by Helmut P. Aust: Public International Law of the Internet
This post was originally published on the Verfassungsblog. It is based on a talk by the author that was held at a workshop by the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 8 September 2014. Emma Peters, doctoral researcher within the Network for Civil Security Law in Europe at the HIIG, gives an...
Recap: How the Policy & Governance Team participated in the Internet Governance Forum
This year, a large number of researchers of the Humboldt Institute participated in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The IGF is a United Nations forum which holds meetings since 2006 in order to facilitate the dialogue on internet governance among representatives from civil society, governments and businesses. More than 3,000 participants came to the 9th IGF which took place from...