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Research groups and projects



October 24, 2017
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Competing and complementing – The relation of Co-determination and new participatory platforms within companies

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October 5, 2017
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Big Data & Nudging – Regulation by Big Data and Behavioural Sciences

  In recent years, the possible intersections of “big data” and “nudging” (as well as related instruments)…

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August 29, 2017
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Pelagios Commons: Linking the places of your past

Being able to link one document to another — and move easily between them — is one…

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Skyscrapers and Wifi signals
July 26, 2017
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Privacy by design in smart cities

How to build smart cities in a privacy and security-friendly way, when more and more movements and human…

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July 11, 2017
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Cybersecurity

With critical infrastructure becoming increasingly networked and the number of networked sensors and other objects of everyday…

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June 19, 2017
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Open!

The meaning of Open Source Innovation for the future firm Open Source Innovation (OSI) is an important…

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June 1, 2017
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Innovation and Imitation in the Games Sector

This 2-year study investigated the tension between innovation and imitation in the Digital Games Industry. In this…

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May 30, 2017
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Wahlkompass Digitales

  Digital policy will be a focal point of the German federal elections in 2017. More than…

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October 26, 2016
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How to collaborate with startups?

Joint innovation projects by corporates and startups are being supported by ongoing digitalisation. These collaborative approaches consist…

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September 23, 2016
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Internet of Things: Entrepreneurship & eGovernment

From the Internet of Computers to the Internet of Things The internet of things refers to a…

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August 15, 2016
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Gemeinsam Digital – Mittelstand 4.0

Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) are the backbone of the German economy but many struggle to define…

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May 20, 2016
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User innovation in smart energy technologies

Interconnected, intelligent energy systems are a highly discussed issue. Such systems are used by customers to control and measure their energy us-age.

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May 17, 2016
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Goodcoin – Robust Privacy for Loyalty Programmes and Payment Systems

The processing of customer data plays an important role both in traditional business and e-commerce.

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March 15, 2016
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Networks of Outrage

In the past decade, Europe has witnessed the birth of many movements at the right end of the political spectrum.

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February 27, 2015
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Case Study: Innovation and Imitation in the Games Sector

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society is currently launching an 18-month study into the tension between innovation and imitation in the Digital Games Industry.

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February 23, 2015
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The Public International Law of the Internet

The rapid development of the Internet and the increasing digitalisation of everyday life is raising new legal questions across the world: Which (state?) law is applicable to which life circumstance? What does a nation’s (digital?) sovereignty mean in the era of a potentially limitless cyberspace?

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February 23, 2015
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Digital Civil Disobedience

The political phenomenon of civil disobedience has undergone a remarkable change in recent times, with the expression electronic civil disobedience coming into being in the mid­-1990s.

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February 14, 2014
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»dwerft«

In March 2014, a three-year research project on new technologies for digital moving images will start in Babelsberg: the »dwerft«.

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June 24, 2013
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Our Innovation and Entrepreneurship team is a transdisciplinary group of researchers at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society (HIIG).

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April 27, 2013
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Empirical Copyright Research

Copyright is one of the most contested fields of Internet regulation. Strong copyright protection is routinely assumed to be a key factor in the creative economies

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April 7, 2013
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Opening Science

It seems as though the digitalisation of research is accompanied by a revision of established research practices and an opening of the research process. In the lead project Open Science we examine the mentioned changes.

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April 7, 2013
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Global Privacy Governance

In the age of the Internet, in the wake of new challenges from increased network connection, new data generation and collection, new analytical techniques and conflicting cultural values, privacy debates have emerged as a prominent focal point for many concerns.

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March 7, 2013
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The Digital Administrative State

Current discussions on the Internet’s impact on public administration and on public institutions in general have centred around the notion of e-government. Our research contributes to this debate by investigating the relationship between the Internet and public institutions as well as their modes of action (public governance).

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March 7, 2013
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Internet Policy Review

The Internet Policy Review is an open access, fast track and peer­-reviewed journal on Internet regulation.

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March 7, 2013
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Creative uses and cross – border copyright regulation

The Internet and digitisation simplify access to copyright protected works, and facilitate their distribution and use. However, these developments also pose fundamental questions of how to reconcile the often-opposing interests and ideas for regulation in this domain.

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March 7, 2013
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Freedom of Expression in the Quasi-Public Sphere

The emerging publics on the Internet heavily rely on the infrastructure and platforms provided by private entities such as Facebook, Twitter, the Apple App Store, or Google. Previous research, predominantly in the form of case studies, has revealed that online platforms not only facilitate but also limit private speech in certain contexts.

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October 30, 2012
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KORSE @ HIIG – the Internet and civil security in Europe

The emergence of cyberspace has challenged the law of civil security in Europe. Today, nearly all aspects of life have a digital dimension and therefore, we face new digital threats.

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Completed Research Projects



October 24, 2017
·

Competing and complementing – The relation of Co-determination and new participatory platforms within companies

Excerpt Text

Read More


October 5, 2017
·

Big Data & Nudging – Regulation by Big Data and Behavioural Sciences

  In recent years, the possible intersections of “big data” and “nudging” (as well as related instruments)…

Read More


August 29, 2017
·

Pelagios Commons: Linking the places of your past

Being able to link one document to another — and move easily between them — is one…

Read More

Skyscrapers and Wifi signals
July 26, 2017
·

Privacy by design in smart cities

How to build smart cities in a privacy and security-friendly way, when more and more movements and human…

Read More


July 11, 2017
·

Cybersecurity

With critical infrastructure becoming increasingly networked and the number of networked sensors and other objects of everyday…

Read More


June 19, 2017
·

Open!

The meaning of Open Source Innovation for the future firm Open Source Innovation (OSI) is an important…

Read More


June 1, 2017
·

Innovation and Imitation in the Games Sector

This 2-year study investigated the tension between innovation and imitation in the Digital Games Industry. In this…

Read More


May 30, 2017
·

Wahlkompass Digitales

  Digital policy will be a focal point of the German federal elections in 2017. More than…

Read More


October 26, 2016
·

How to collaborate with startups?

Joint innovation projects by corporates and startups are being supported by ongoing digitalisation. These collaborative approaches consist…

Read More


September 23, 2016
·

Internet of Things: Entrepreneurship & eGovernment

From the Internet of Computers to the Internet of Things The internet of things refers to a…

Read More