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Presentation on AI and law at the Think Tank Digitales Münsterland

      On September 23rd Yannik Borutta, Matthias Haag and Johannes Kevekordes from the research project GOAL (Governance of and through Algorithms) gave a lecture at the think tank “the Enabling Networks Digitales Münsterland” on practice-oriented legal questions related to the topic of artificial intelligence. They offered an overview of liability, data protection and… Read more »

Video talk with German CEO of Zoom

In a web discussion with Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren, Peer Stemmler, who is responsible for Germany at Zoom, reported on the numerous critical data protection inquiries made to the company. In the one-hour conversation, he explained how the company had to make a name for itself in the area of data protection, especially in Germany,… Read more »

Webinar on “Effective design protection in companies”

On 06.10.2020 at 12 o’clock a webinar (zoom) will again be organized by the Institute for Information, Telecommunication and Media Law (ITM) – civil law department, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren. All interested parties can take part in the ca. one-hour seminar free of charge.

Lecture @ Digital Justice Conference 2020 by recode.law

“Digital Justice” were the keywords of a new format of the Münster student initiative recode.law. The initiative hosted a virtual online conference on September 3rd and 4th – the “Digital Justice Conference 2020”. The ITM also been involved. Over the course of two days, renowned representatives from the fields of justice, politics and science discussed… Read more »

Lecture Legal Aspects of AI at Denkfabrik Digitales Münsterland

      Yannik Borutta, Matthias Haag und Johannes Kevekordes from the research project GOAL (Governance of and by Algorithms) will give a lecture on 23.09 at the Denkfabrik Digitales Münsterland on legal issues related to artificial intelligence. The lecture will cover the particularities of intellectual property law as well as data protection and liability… Read more »

Five-year participation in the Network of Centers

Today the ITM celebrated its five-year membership in the NoC (Network of Centers) with a small group in Münster. On behalf of the ITM we would like to thank all participants for their video presentations. We hope that in the future an exchange with the NoC members in person can take place again. The NoC… Read more »

German legal education/Webinar with Vienna

At the invitation of Professor Nikolaus Forgó of the University of Vienna, Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren held a lecture event on German legal education. The seminar was part of an extensive seminar and lecture series at the University of Vienna under the motto “Ars boni”. The basic structure of the German legal education with first… Read more »

German State Media Authorities consult GOAL

The Working Group of the State Media Authorities (ALM) is currently working on concretizing the new State Media Treaty by means of statutes. Within the framework of the modernization of the State Media Treaty, social networks and search engines are required to be more transparent and non-discriminatory. To ensure that the conference of the directors… Read more »

Essay “Data protection issues in the selection of video conferencing tools”

In a recently published article (John/Wellmann, DuD 2020, 506-510), the research assistants Nicolas John and Maximilian Wellmann have taken the rapidly changing communication behaviour during the corona crisis as an opportunity to investigate data protection issues in the field of video conferencing software. The decisive factor for this was not least the numerous inquiries that… Read more »

Consultation of the Goal Group around AI researcher Prof. Dr. Hoeren by TILT/The Netherlands

The Goal Group around Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren (on GOAL) took part in an expert consultation of a Dutch research project. The consultation was conducted by the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), which is conducting research on the regulation of AI in a joint project involving several universities on behalf of the… Read more »