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Kettemann, M. C.; Kleinwächter, W.; Senges, M. (2018): The Time is Right for Europe to
Take the Lead in Global Internet Governance. Frankfurt on the Main: Goethe University (Normative Orders Working Paper 2/2018)
"Council of Europe - Internet intermediaries: Shared Commitments and Corporate Responsibility", panel discussion with W. Schulz at the "12th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)" on 18 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
"Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence", lecture by W. Schulz at the Copyright Conference "Zukunftsperspektiven im Urheberrecht [Future Prospects in Copyright Law]" on 14 September 2017 in Berlin.
"Doing Internet Governance: Constructing Normative Structures Inside and Outside Intermediary Organisations“, presentation by W. Schulz and M. Oermann at the Preconference Workshop "The Internet Rules, But How? An STS take on Doing Internet Governance“ of the conference AoIR 20...
"Human Rights and Encryption: UNESCO Internet Freedom Series", lecture by W. Schulz and J. van Hoboken at the Internet Governance Forum on 9 December 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
"Report on the Work of the Sub-Committee on Intermediary Governance of the Council of Europe", lecture by W. Schulz at the Internet Governance Forum on 9 December 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
"Governance of 'Algorithmed' Public Spheres: Normative Structures of Automatically Curated Communication", lecture by M. Oermann at the "Symposium on Big Data and Society" organised by the Law and Technology Centre of the Hong Kong University in cooperation with the Hans-...
"Doing Governance in Figurations: Proposal of an Analytical Framework", lecture by W. Schulz and T. Mast at the ECREA Conference 2016 on 10 November 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic.
How can national laws be reconciled with Internet content? What is perfectly legal in one country can be illegal in another. So, what does this mean for Internet users in their daily and professional life with regard to privacy, freedom of expression or cybercrime? More than 250 international participants...
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