Monat: März 2020


Transparenzsicherheit und die Kontrollrichtung digitaler Öffentlichkeit

Abstract [en]: In this short essay, I ask if the technical possibilities of surveillance inherent in most digital communication question the direction of control the public sphere exercises. Specifically, I argue that the current state of digital transparency endangers the capacity of the public to control its representatives. Based on...

/ 24. März 2020

Die Wahlrechtsreform des Deutschen Bundestages

Abstract [en]: Although the Federal Constitutional Court’s ruling in 2012 declared certain parts of the electoral law unconstitutional, the Federal Parliament - despite looming Federal elections in 2021 - did not yet tackle the reform. The parliamentary factions and their political parties are now struggling how to proceed and install...

/ 17. März 2020

Was ist Digitalisierung?

Abstract [en]: What is digitalisation?Digitalisation. It seems clear to everyone what that means. But is it really? Digitalisation is the process of capturing digital data, online transfer of information and automatic processing of big data using algorithms, but also judgement by artificial intelligence which economise and even legitimize the right...

/ 9. März 2020