DIGITAL SOCIETY BLOG

Making sense of our connected world

DIGITAL SOCIETY BLOG

Making sense of our connected world

Data: Between Freedom and Protection

Data is polarising. It is the resource of the 21st century.  It enables business models and innovations in society, science and politics. Some people want to use it, others want to protect it and many regard their dwindling privacy with scepticism. In the dossier we ask: Is privacy really data protection and is your employer allowed to inspect your browser history? We explain why there is no such thing as a hacker.

Articles in this Dossier

“It’s about human dignity and autonomy”

The dilemma of an anonymous darknet

Datafication and Consumer Trust

How Blockchain can foster innovation in science

Leakd

Big data leaks and the future of journalism

Games Research at HIIG Hits the Road

Academia is a Reputation Economy

Why Netflix started only now in Germany