Sammlung Bekanntmachungen

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Wachowicz on Brazilian copyright law

Last Monday, July 9th, the guest professor Prof. Dr. Marcos Wachowicz gave an excellent lecture on Brazilian copyright law during the copyright lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren. Prof. Wachowicz from the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil) is visiting the ITM as a guest researcher and will conduct research this year on copyright issues and… Read more »

Thomas Hoeren receives Daedalus medal

The German National Academic Foundation has awarded Professor Thomas Hoeren of the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law at the University of Münster the Daidalos Coin for his outstanding commitment as a lecturer in trust. On Monday, July 2, 2018, the Studienstiftung awarded the Daidalos coin to Professor Thomas Hoeren for his many years… Read more »


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Op-ed How not to regulate social networks

How not to regulate social networks by Nikolas Guggenberger Last year, the Network Enforcement Act (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz, NetzDG for short) came into force in Germany. Its principal objective is to combat hate speech on the Internet. Social networks, says the analysis on which the Act is based, had not been reacting to information from certain users,… Read more »

Presentation Efrén Díaz Díaz

Efrén Díaz Díaz, lawyer and Senior Associate with Bufete Mas y Calvet in Madrid, Spain, presented on the topic “Google vs. Spain case: from the new right to be forgotten to the new European legislation on data protection“. The attorney mandated in the case Google vs. Spain spoke on his experiences in the procedure and… Read more »

EUNIS 2017 – Keynote

Nikolas Guggenberger delivered the keynote address “Trust by Technolgy – a Legal Perspective” at the annual conference of the European University information Systems Organization (EUNIS) on June 9, 2017. Nikolas discussed general sources of trust in society and their significance in law. Then he laid out how trust can be created by technology instead of… Read more »