Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgo

Nikolaus Forgo is Professor for IT law at the University of Hannover and Honorary Professor at the University of Vienna. He is leader of the Institute for computer law at University Hannover and the university programme in information law at the University of Vienna. Professor Forgo is member of the advisory board of the L3S research center.

His research interests include IT law, in particular data security, privacy law, theory of law and computer law in the field of information technology, e-commerce and consumer protection law.


Privacy Law and the Web: A Story of Love and Hate?

1.7. 9:00–10:00, room D 239

The presentation will give a critical overview on European attempts to steer privacy- and security-related behavior on the Web by legal means. Sepecific attention will be given to the general data protection regulation and the network information security directive.

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