Digitaler Salon: Million Bitcoin Baby!

Blockchain instead of financial institutions and bitcoins instead of loose coins? Is the internet going to be tomorrow’s money bin, and FinTech our new savings bank? And who is going to take regulatory measures? Next Digitaler Salon coming up on 29 March. Join us for discussion!

Understanding Platform Governance

More and more people and institutions communicate via Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and co. The rules of platforms for sorting and blocking, for liking and sharing determine whose voices get heard, how content is being framed and who gets access to which data.

HIIG research magazine: encore 2016

The latest edition of encore is hot off the press. We are glad to be able to share so many exciting findings and insights with you! Immerse yourself in the day-to-day working life of HIIG, read entertaining yet sophisticated interviews and celebrate 5 years of exploring the internet and society with us.

Fundamental rights in the digital age

The internet is a space where social relationships are cultivated, business is conducted, new knowledge is created, and all kinds of networks are built. But do fundamental rights exist in this growing digital habit? Should there be a right to internet access or anonymity or even for digital disobedience?

Lunch talk with Arne Hintz

The collection and processing of massive amounts of data is becoming an increasingly contentious issue. In this public talk on 22 February, Arne Hintz will explore what datafication means for social justice.