Skip down to main content

How we use cookies

We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read our cookie statement to find out more.

Data breach notification duties and the duties of victims in criminal law in democratic states

With Professor Burkhard Schafer
9 Oct 2015
With Professor Burkhard Schafer

In contemporary information societies Online Service Providers (such as AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo!) are major actors, which significantly influence the informational environment and users’ interactions within it. Such a role is unprecedented and problematic for OSPs as well as for other stakeholders, like governments and citizens’ groups. The need to understand the responsibilities that OPSs bear in contemporary information societies is thus fast escalating and addressing it need requires a coordinated interdisciplinary theorising able to consider legal, social, and ethical standpoints.

This talk is from the workshop “Understanding the Responsibilities of Online Service Providers in Information Societies” held at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, on October 2015. The workshop gathered leading experts from different fields in order to share information and views.

Related topics