Social media are a threat to the country’s sovereignty, according to the Turkish government. What does this mean for Internet freedom in Turkey? About a difficult balancing act between security policy and freedom of expression.
Some 20 years ago, the Taliban banned the Internet in Afghanistan. With the renewed seizure of power, the question then arises again: How will the new players in Afghanistan deal with the increasing digitization of the country?
In July 2021, protests broke out in Iran against a new Internet law. Fears of increasing censorship spread. How is the Iranian government restricting its citizens‘ freedom of online use?
In recent years, hacker attacks on government institutions and critical infrastructure have increased. The European Union is countering this with new cybersecurity strategies.
Is there an understanding of „digital sovereignty“ in Iran? How does the country assert itself in the field of Internet governance? What are the specifics?
What is the state of „digital sovereignty“ in Russia? What strategies is the government pursuing and what measures are being established?
What is the Chinese view of the concept of „digital sovereignty“? Which actors play a role? How is the government positioning itself? What are the differences with the European Union?
What about „Digital Sovereignty“ in the European Union? What are the strategic goals and background? What is the EU’s perspective on digital sovereignty?
What does „digital sovereignty“ actually mean and how can the concept be reconciled with the classic idea of sovereignty? Which actors play a role? How do they interact in a global context?
An essay on the theme of „freedom“. How should the value of freedom be measured in relation to other values?