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Study on the Legal Framework on the Dissemination of Disinformation

The study, commissioned by the Dutch government, focuses on the legal framework governing the dissemination of disinformation, in particular through Internet services. The study provides an extensive overview of relevant European and Dutch legal norms relating to the spread of online disinformation, and recommendations are given on how to improve this framework. Additionally, the study includes an analysis of the relevant legal framework in 6 different countries (U.K., U.S., France, Germany, Sweden and Canada).

Institute for Information Law (IViR)


Money talks? The impact of corporate funding on information law research

In the fall of 2019, the Institute for Information Law and the European Hub of the Network of Centers, together with HIIG, organized a one say symposium on the impact of corporate funding on information law and policy research. Now, the report of the meeting, which sums up the main findings, concerns and some recommendations, is published.

Institute for Information Law (IViR)


Preserving privacy in the age of Big Data

European Hub of the NoC


New report finds gig economy companies must do more to protect workers during COVID-19

The report, which looks at the responses of 120 platforms across 23 countries to the COVID-19 pandemic, assesses platforms against the methods they have used to protect their workers during this global health crisis. While some ride-hailing companies like Bolt (South…

European Hub of the NoC


Digital utopias for the year 2040

Berlin, 8 April 2020 – What will our digital society look like in 2040? How will we live and love, how will we teach and work, and how will our legal system change? Researchers from…


A Tough Market for Misinformers to Crack

Some 85% of Moldovans believe that the news they read are politically biased and published to manipulate the public; a total of 56% of them are not satisfied with mass media in their country, according…

European Hub of the NoC

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