Category Archives: Podcasts

Podcast: Datenkontrolle in der Cloud

Digital sovereignty has become a political development goal. Especially in the area of cloud computing, how control over data can be exercised effectively is often in question. In this episode of Weggeforscht, research assistants Johanna Voget and Johannes Müller present the DSK’s position paper on sovereign clouds and discuss the criteria set out in it. […]

Podcast: Hacks for more cybersecurity!

In this episode, research assistants Johanna Voget and Klaus Palenberg discuss the topic of white hat hacking. The legal admissibility of such simulated cyber attacks, which are used to find and eliminate security vulnerabilities in one’s own system, raises several questions and problems. These are examined in depth and discussed in detail. An article on […]

Podcast: More cybersecurity due to the NIS-2 directive?

Regular cyber attacks on IT infrastructures have become part of everyday life in a digitized world. This also increases the need for a legal framework that obliges cybersecurity. In this episode, research assistants Nicolas John and Johannes Müller provide information on EU legislation aimed at establishing a uniform level of IT security. In particular, the […]

Podcast: Zurück zur Stechuhr?

After the decision of the Federal Labour Court in September 2022, the topic of recording working hours is going viral again. Are employers now obliged to record the working hours of their employees and, if so, how is this to be implemented in concrete terms? What will happen to trust-based working time models in the […]

Podcast: How fast do my employees work?

Employee data protection is a constant issue in the day-to-day operations of many companies. In its decision (Case No. 10 A 6199/20), the Administrative Court (VG) of Hanover dealt with the use of technologies by Amazon which allow the company to monitor the working speed of employees in its logistics centre. In doing so, the […]

Podcast: Can ChatGPT write my term paper?

ChatGPT, DALL-E and artificial intelligence in general are currently in the news and fascinate experts and laypeople worldwide. However, the ever-expanding use of AI is also associated with various legal issues, especially in copyright and data protection law. In this episode of “Weggeforscht”, research assistants Nicolas John and Johanna Voget provide information about the legal […]

Podcast: How do I sign digitally?

What are the digital possibilities for signing a document in a legally effective way in the digital space? In this episode, research assistants Nicolas John and Klaus Palenberg deal with electronic signatures according to the eIDAS Regulation. Building on a presentation at the 17th conference of the User Group for University Administration, the aim is […]

Podcast: Right of access under Article 15 of the GDPR – The ECJ on the scope of the claim

  On 12 January 2023, the ECJ handed down a ruling on the scope of the data subject’s right of access. In this episode of “Weggeforscht”, Johannes Müller and Klaus Palenberg report on the decision, according to which a controller must specifically name all third parties to whom it discloses data. If the data subject […]

Podcast: Right of access under Article 15 GDPR – scope, third party data and practical pitfalls

The right to information pursuant to Article 15 of the GDPR standardises the central right to information of a data subject with regard to the processing of his or her personal data. The scope of the data subject’s right to information under Article 15 of the GDPR has recently been the subject of much discussion […]

Podcast: The AI Act – The EU Commission’s plans for regulating artificial intelligence

The EU wants to create one of the world’s first laws for the comprehensive regulation of artificial intelligence. As early as April 2021, the EU Commission had therefore presented the first draft of a regulation. In December 2022, the Council of the EU has now published its position on this draft – with some explosive […]