Articles from the category: Policy & Law
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the data breach notification obligation in the GDPR given its objectives?
Are European data protection laws compatible with our rational capacity or lack thereof? Should the protection of fundamental rights rely on individual consent?
This blogpost explores the ways in which we can teach norms to LLMs and introduces the concept of hybrid governance.
Personal data is particularly sensitive and worthy of protection in the health and care sector. What could good data governance look like here?
Research issues in focus
The state monitors its citizens, Internet companies monitor their users – and finally we monitor ourselves and each other. Who is monitoring whom and why? What positive effects can surveillance have and when does it become a danger for a democratic society? Questions like these were posed by students of the Humboldt University of Berlin in the seminar “Tracing Surveillance – On the Trace of Surveillance” led by HIIG researcher Thomas Christian Bächle. In the contributions to this dossier they discuss their views on state and economic power and surveillance technologies.
The current lockdown is boosting online activity – everything is increasingly shifting to the digital sphere. In this dossier we ask if, how and why the Corona pandemic will affect key subjects of digital technologies. What does this mean for the regulation of content on digital platforms? How is Covid-19 activating the digital society? How does it transform our online culture? How safe are tracing apps? What lessons can be learned regarding cyber security? Busy times for our researchers!