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The social science case study gains access to Facebook's Content Policy Forum for the first time in order to examine how rules for the moderation of content, so-called "community standards", are developed.
The framework project, which is financed from basic funds, bundles research activities of the research programme management in the area of the structural perspective investigation of rule formation in digital communication spaces.
Scientific considerations on governmental censorship measures against Internet communication in Germany.
The Hans-Bredow-Institut examines the interaction and competition of different commercial advertising media.
Amélie Heldt and Stephan Dreyer write about content moderation and the potential of independent decision-making bodies on online platforms. Their article is published as open access in the Journal of Information Policy.
You can download the article here (pdf)
Heldt, A., & Dreyer,...
Matthias C. Kettemann, Roxana Radu, Trisha Meyer and Jamal Shahin write about norm-setting actors in internet governance in this special issue of the journal Telecommunications Policy. They bring together contributions from different theoretical perspectives to analyse the influence of platforms, st...
In an article on the Verfassungsblog [Constitutional Blog], PD Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann and his co-authors clarify misunderstandings in connection with the "Glawischnig ruling" of the Austrian Supreme Court.
The legal dispute had attracted attention last year. Former Green politician Eva...
On the Sustainable Computing Lab Blog, PD Dr. Matthias Kettemann analyses Austria's new Communication Platform Act. Although the Austrian legislator is already many things right with this "milestone" for more online protection but it still has a few edges.
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Dr. Matthias Kettemann, Gregor Fischer and Felicitas Rachinger analyse the draft of the new Austrian Communications Platforms Act in the latest Graz Law Working Paper.
To the paper (PDF)
Austria’s Communications Platforms Act (KoPl-G) provides for a multi-stage procedure for conten...
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