[EN] German Regulators Order Facebook to Change Data Collection Practices

On Feb. 7, the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO), the Bundeskartellamt, imposed far-reaching restrictions on Facebook's processing of user data. The action followed several years of investigations and an announcement earlier in the year that such a decision would be coming. The FCO is Germany's independent anti-trust regulator. So what does the FCO's decision mean … [EN] German Regulators Order Facebook to Change Data Collection Practices weiterlesen

[EN] GDPR: Challenge or Opportunity? Change Direction or stay on target?

I have started again writing on/for CMSwire in English language. This is the orignal draft of my summary on our German GDPR discussion. The CMSwire article can be found here. Recently, a data glitch at Amazon caused other users' personal data to go "out of human error" to a German user who had requested his … [EN] GDPR: Challenge or Opportunity? Change Direction or stay on target? weiterlesen

Hoffnungsschimmer oder Lobbyistin – Neue Staatsministerin für Digitalisierung: Was hat Dorothee Bär vor?

Nach den Interviews im heute journal und in den Tagesthemen, dem Flugtaxi-Beispiel hat eine kontroverse Diskussion rund um die vermeintlichen Pläne der neuen Staatsministerin für Digitalisierung, Dorothee Bär, begonnen. Auf dem CIOKurator habe ich einige knackige Aussagen zusammengefasst. Sie hat bei mir persönlich keinen guten Start hingelegt, die neue Staatsministerin für Digitalisierung, Dorothee Bär von … Hoffnungsschimmer oder Lobbyistin – Neue Staatsministerin für Digitalisierung: Was hat Dorothee Bär vor? weiterlesen

How to be German in 20 easy steps

Adam Fletcher, Startup Hipster and honorary German, shares his insights into the top tips to becoming a real citizen of Schland. Just remember to obey the red man and get some qualifications… This design is available as poster, t-shirt and bag in the Hipstery Store. via How to be German in 20 easy steps – … How to be German in 20 easy steps weiterlesen