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Podcast: The European Health Data Space (EHDS)

The EU’s data strategy creates a new area of law: data business law. While data law has so far focused primarily on the protection of personal data and, most recently, on the security of the data infrastructure, the new legal acts (Data Act, Data Governance Act and the sector-specific data rooms) aim primarily at efficient… 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: 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… Read more »

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… 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 »

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 »