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… Read more »
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Podcast: Legal questions concerning Mastodon
After Elon Musk took over Twitter in October 2022, many users cancelled their accounts and migrated to other social networks. For many users, the search for an alternative microblogging service leads directly to the decentralised platform Mastodon. Mastodon is part of a larger network of decentralised networks called Fediverse. In this episode of “Weggeforscht”, research… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
May examinees be monitored online or must they be monitored online?
In the context of the Corona pandemic, e-exams, which had previously only been widely used abroad, spilled over into Germany. This made it possible for students to take exams from home comfortably and without the risk of infection. However, in order to maintain the equality of opportunity under examination law, which is already constitutional, monitoring… Read more »
Podcast: New chapter in the history of data retention
In mid-September, the ECJ made another decision on data retention. In this new episode of Weggeforscht, research assistants Johanna Voget and Klaus Palenberg report on the ruling, according to which targeted and warrantless retention, as provided for under the current German regulation, is not compatible with European law. They also point out the leeway that… Read more »
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 »
(Deutsch) Neue Podcastfolge: Bundeskartellamt vs. Meta: Uppercut vom Underdog
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