Our data belong to us – don’t they? About data ownership

Our data belong to us – don’t they? About data ownership

The question of who owns the data treasure we have created, who is allowed to process it and why that is so, has not been answered to date. Some people think that it’s even better that way: That data ownership was Pandora’s box, the beginning of the end. Here are a...

Do we need a declaration of digital human rights?

Do we need a declaration of digital human rights?

Dealing with this subject, I found a recent panel discussion from the Web Summit 2018, that covers exactly this issue. It serves very well to point out the positions and set a few common misunderstandings straight (though you don't need to see it to read this...

Document: Defending human rights in the age of digitalization

Document: Defending human rights in the age of digitalization

The following document was published as part of our position paper of the Giordano-Bruno-Foundation (”How should IT work?“), which was prepared at a workshop in Berlin in May 2018 and revisted by renowned lawyers, ethicists and IT specialists. The formulation...