Would you be surprised if I told you #ricebunny and #metoo are the same thing? If so, I highly recommend listening to this Note To Self podcast that digs into the effects and manifestation of the me too movement in China — and that inspired me to write this post…
Invited to give a seminar on content and platform regulation as part of the digital / tech policy programme at Harvard Kennedy School.
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, 2018.
National elections in September 2017. All things come to a halt; political attention is directed towards campaigning. Not so in Germany these days. In a flurry of decisions, Germany has been busy shaping a comprehensive digital agenda — with an increasing number of global implications.