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The new podcast series on IT Law by Prof. Hoeren deals with legal pitfalls concerning IT ventures in general. Issues to be discussed inter alia are the legal protection of product ideas and legal questions on the development and the distribution of software.

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,… Read more »

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…. Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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 »