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Frederik Efferenn

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Ethik der Digitalisierung

Federal President Steinmeier visits via live online connection

On 24 June 2021, Federal President Steinmeier talked with the participants of the “Toward an African Narrative…

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Digital sovereignty in Africa. German Federal President Steinmeier in dialogue with experts from 14 African countries.

On 24 June 2021, German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be attending the “Toward an African Narrative on Digital Sovereignty” research sprint via a live online connection. Together with the participants, he will talk about new approaches to further the national and individual interests of citizens in Africa’s digital economy. The sprint is part of the “Ethics of Digitalisation” research project at the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers (NoC).

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The first open access repository of platform policies: HIIG launches new Platform Governance Archive

With the Platform Governance Archive (PGA), the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is taking a pioneering step in collaborative research on online platforms and their governance….

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