Category Archives: J!Cast

Podcast: Mickey Mouse and copyright law

Copyright protection for the cartoon character “Mickey Mouse” expires in the USA at the end of 2023. For this reason, in this episode, research associates Klaus Palenberg and Nicolas John look at the copyright protection periods for German and international works. In addition to the principles of German copyright law, the various international treaties are […]

Podcast: The European Health Data Space (EHDS)

The EU’s data strategy creates a new area of law: data economy law. While data law has so far focused primarily on the protection of personal data and, more recently, the security of the data infrastructure, the new legal acts (Data Act, Data Governance Act and the sector-specific data rooms) are aimed primarily at the […]

Podcast: EU-US Data Privacy Framework

The EU Commission has issued an adequacy decision on the new data protection framework between the EU and the US. In this episode, research assistants Ole-Christian Tech and Klaus Palenberg look at the consequences of the decision and the content of the agreement with the US. In particular, the novelties compared to the previous agreements, […]

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: 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: Rechtliche Fragen rund um Mastodon

Nachdem Elon Musk Twitter im Oktober 2022 übernommen hatte, kündigten viele Nutzer ihr Konto und wanderten ab zu anderen sozialen Netzwerken. Für viele Nutzer führt die Suche nach einem alternativen Microbloggingdienst direkt zu der dezentralen Plattform Mastodon. Mastodon ist Teil eines größeren Verbundes dezentraler Netzwerke, dem sogenannten Fediverse. In dieser Folge von „Weggeforscht“ erläutern die […]

Podcast: What exactly was that about platform liability?

In August 2022, an episode entitled “Can platforms be perpetrators?” dealt with the copyright liability of platforms. In this new episode, research assistants Johanna Voget and Klaus Palenberg delve into the topic and explain the interplay between the case law of the ECJ and BGH on “Störer” and “Täterhaftung” (Breach of Duty of Care) and […]

Podcast: Ist der Widerruf einer E-Mail möglich?

Whether in the private or professional sphere, e-mails determine our everyday lives. However, although billions of e-mails are sent worldwide every day, the case law on this is not yet strongly developed in Germany. This has now changed somewhat with the BGH’s decision on access to e-mails. In this episode, research assistants Johannes Müller and […]

Podcast: Wie weit reicht der datenschutzrechtliche Löschanspruch?

Der EuGH hat am 27. Oktober 2022 ein Urteil zur Reichweite des Anspruch auf Löschen gefällt. In dieser neuen Folge berichten die wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter Johannes Müller und Klaus Palenberg über die Entscheidung, dass jeder Verantwortliche dieses Begehren an sämtliche andere Verantwortliche weiterzugeben hat. Dies gilt nicht nur für diejenigen, an die er die Daten weitergegeben […]