Comparatively, Germans, women and elederly value privacy more on platforms

Germans place the highest value on privacy compared to the U.S. and Latin American countries.  Across countries, people place the highest value on keeping financial and biometric information private —balance and fingerprint data in particular.    Germany’s status as the country with highest value for privacy is driven  largely by extremely strong preferences for keeping…

National courts, social media and convergence

Research done within the framework of the COMPACT project examined national court cases on social media and convergence in a selected set of COMPACT countries. The following report discusses the jurisprudence of the higher and appeal courts under review, investigates patterns of judicial reasoning and looks at judicial interaction between courts.   Our sample includes 147…

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook

 Facebook´ Regulatory Offensive Is Clouded

Mark Zuckerberg published an op-ed in Financial Times titled Big Tech needs more regulation, on February 17, 2017. He outlined there some ideas about the development of regulatory solutions according to Facebook. These ideas are based on the White Paper produced by Facebook and titled Charting a Way Forward..Online Content Regulation.  These regulatory frameworks should…