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Anti-SLAPP Directive – The EU against strategic intimidation of journalists

In recent years, working conditions for journalists have deteriorated in many places around the world. There are obvious examples of this: China or Russia, where neutral, state-free reporting is practically impossible and the state systematically persecutes critical journalists. But also in the EU, the work of journalists is exposed to increasing risks. One factor that… Read more »

Podcast: Civil servants also have private lives

At the beginning of August, the ECJ had to rule on a Lithuanian law that required public employees to disclose private information. The ruling also has implications in Germany. Therefore, in this episode, research assistants Klaus Palenberg and Owen Mc Grath discuss the extent to which this data was allowed to be published on government… Read more »

Podcast: Stop the finde roulette

The European Data Protection Board (EDSA) has published long-awaited guidelines to help national supervisory authorities impose uniform fines for data protection breaches. The background to these guidelines is the wide scope that the GDPR gives supervisory authorities in imposing fines. This can lead to large differences in the possible level of fines. In this episode… Read more »

The EncroChat-Hack: Is hacked evidence usable in a criminal case?

In the new episode of the ITM Podcast, research assistants Justin Rennert and Owen Mc Grath discuss the hack of cell phones from the provider EncroChat. Because of its offer of anonymous and encrypted use, EncroChat’s cell phones and chat programs were particularly popular in the criminal milieu across Europe. French investigative authorities had already… Read more »

(Deutsch) J!Cast: Das digitale Hausrecht

In this podcast, research assistants Owen Mc Grath and Nico Gielen talk about Facebook’s and universities’ ‘virtual house right’.  You can also find an article on Facebook’s ‘virtual house right’ in the September issue of DFN-Infobrief Recht. In October, we will also publish an Infobrief on the ‘virtual house right’ of universities.  

J!Cast: The implementation of the DSM Directive

In a new episode of the J!Cast, Marten Tiessen and Owen Mc Grath, research assistants, talk about the implementation of the DSM Directive (short for Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market) by the German legislator. In addition to the new introduction of the Copyright Service Providers Act, the changes to the Collecting Societies… Read more »

Podcast on data proection and copyright law in videoconferencing systems

” width=”220″ height=”55″ /> In this episode of the J!Cast, Nele Klostermeyer and Malin Fischer (research assistants) talk about copyright and data protection issues in online teaching. Because with the onset of the Corona pandemic, universities were forced to shift their operations to the online realm. Since then, courses have largely been held via video… Read more »