MAPPING kick off meeting in Groningen

Nikolaus Forgó, Christian Hawellek and Jonathan Stoklas attended the kick off meeting of the EU FP7 project MAPPING that took place in Groningen on the 18th and 19th of March. MAPPING (Managing Alternatives for Privacy, Property and INternet Governance) is an EU FP7 project with a duration of 48 month. The MAPPING consortium consists of 13 different partners from 11 different countries. The project is based on the results of several EU FP7 projects including CONSENT, SMART and RESPECT, in which the IRI was involved as well. Weiterlesen

IRI at European Data Forum 2014

IRI is taking part in EDF2014, the European Data Forum, which takes place in Athens, Greece, between 19th and 20th of March, 2014. The EDF is an annual meeting-point for data practitioners from industry, research, the public-sector and community initiatives, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the emerging Data Economy in Europe. As a partner working in the European FP7 research project LinkedUp, IRI together with colleagues from the L3S, the Open Knowledge Foundation and the Open University UK displays results from the LinkedUp project and raises awareness for Linked Open Data (LOD) in education in general and data protection and IPR implications in that domain specifically.

ELI responds to EC Public Consultation on Copyright Rules

The European Law Institute (ELI) published a document responding to the European Commission Public Consultation on Copyright Rules. The document was authored by several well known experts under the leadership of Prof. Axel Metzger and Prof. Reto Hilty and contains extensive responses to the questions which made up the Commission’s Public Consultation.

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