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INTERVIEW! Give me back my data! American media design professor Carroll always suspected Cambridge Analytica of using private data for political manipulation – and he's taking them to court for it. He speaks at DNL's "Hate News" on May 25. Read more

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With the Cambridge Analytica scandal, data privacy finally hit the mainstream. In Berlin there's a long tradition of fighting for data protection that reaches back to the pre-digital era. It's worth taking a look at that history. Read more

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We now know that the BND is just as uncontrolled and unaccountable as the NSA. And Angela Merkel's administration seems to have no idea what's going on. Read more

Opinion

Who owns big data? What's wrong with state-provided health care? In advance of the Berliner Gazette's Un|Commons conference at the Volksbühne Oct 22-24, we spoke to Max Haiven about these issues and more. Read more

Zeitgeist

Just so you know, the Bundestag is going to pass a new mass data collection law today, October 16. Thought you might care. Read more

Opinion

Press freedom is about more than just drawing sacrilegious cartoons. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, calls for the expansion of surveillance are already being heard. When the press's privacy isn't protected, what kind of freedom is that? Read more

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Behind today’s ‘free and open’ internet lie shadowy firms who have made your data their business – many of them based in Berlin. Read more

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