On October 23, I had the pleasure to host Moritz Riesewieck, one of the directors of the award-winning documentary "The Cleaners" at the RSA in London. As part of Mozfest House, we screened the documentary to a very interested, knowledgeable audience and invited them in the following "Ask me Anything" session to think about potential... Continue Reading →
Joined a panel with Caroline Sinders, Øyving Stømmen, and Margarita Tsomou talking about platform regulation and its effect on the openness of the web. Watch Video.
Invited to give a seminar on content and platform regulation as part of the digital / tech policy programme at Harvard Kennedy School. Read more.
In 2017, Germany made international headlines as a potential new “free speech sheriff” when the parliament passed the “Act to improve the enforcement of the law in social networks”, or in German “NetzDG”, on June 30. The law entered into force on October 1, 2017 and requires affected platforms to be compliant by January 1,... Continue Reading →
Cathleen Berger explores how giant data-driven companies are challenging old ideas about power and accountability, and what should be done about it. Read full piece on Global Policy Journal.
Ein paar unbedachte Facebook-Likes, etwas Pech beim Algorithmus — und schon können junge Menschen in die Fänge der Terrororganisation IS geraten. Die automatischen Empfehlungsmaschinen der sozialen Medien vernetzen Nutzer mit Anwerbern des Dschihadismus. Gemeinsamer Beitrag mit Lea Gimpel auf Cicero. Ganzen Artikel lesen.