Challenges in the field of data protection, questions regarding intellectual property and new disruptive services lead to the question, by what regulatory means the new challenges can best be addressed. Does traditional “command and control” regulation represent the best regulatory instrument? Do we need a new social contract? Does co- and self-regulation represent useful instruments?
At the conference “Rules in the Internet – End of the constitutional state or joint responsibility” ConPolicy-Director Prof Dr Christian Thorun together with Prof Dr Gerald Spindler from the University of Göttingen present corner points for a regulatory policy for the information society. The discussion about these corner points will feed into a study that the two experts are currently working on.