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Konrad Werner: Who's really in charge?

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. more

Nov 17, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

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. more

Oct 21, 2015 7:00 PM Zeitgeist

Konrad Werner: The futile war on data

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

Oct 16, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Press freedom and being Charlie

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? more

Jan 12, 2015 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

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

Sep 30, 2014 1:15 PM , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

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