Privacy is generally perceived as a problem on individual level, although it has an important, often neglected social component. We highlight the central issues and how they can be solved.
Ida Manko has already gained many years of experience in the HR departments of large companies. In a guest article, she talks about her day-to-day work and describes the changes brought about by digitization and the generational transition.
On September 26, 2021, a new Bundestag (German Federal Parliament) will be elected for the 20th time since the founding of the Federal Republic of Germany. Regardless of the outcome of the election, it is already clear that this will be accompanied by a change… Read More »Microtargeting: Influence on democratic elections
Surely, everyone has already heard the term “Web(site) Analytics” or a similar adaptation. And of course, it is obvious that in today’s world, we stumble upon analytics techniques at every move we make online. Be it on social media, news websites, your favourite search engine,… Read More »Privacy Respecting Analytics
Spectacular price movements of digital cryptocurrencies and the search for more and more areas of application for blockchain technologies have brought the topic area increasing public attention in recent years. But what is blockchain anyway, and what is the relationship between cryptocurrencies and data protection… Read More »Blockchains, Data Protection and Open Source
The beginnings of the Internet date back to the 1960s. With its development, the application possibilities multiplied, but so has the number of users. More and more users around the world are spending more and more time on the internet. With the introduction of the… Read More »Green Internet
Psychologist and aspiring psychotherapist Lukas Maher writes in a guest article about “home office” and its impact on mental health. “Home office” – taboo word 2020, is also this year probably one of the most effective non-pharmacological interventions to contain the infection event of the… Read More »Guest Article: Taboo Word ‘Home Office’
What is Digital Self-Determination, how can it be restricted and how does ViOffice try to preserve the Digital Self-Determination of its users? In this blog post we would like to explain not only the concept of Digital Self-Determination (in a narrower sense also Informational Self-Determination),… Read More »Digital Self-Determination
What are “digital monopolies”, what are the risks for users and why do small internet players help us in this situation? “The United States has GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon), China has BATX (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Xiaomi). And Europe? We have the GDPR (General Data… Read More »Platform Economy & Digital Monopolies
What is Corporate Social Responsibility, why should companies behave “socially” and how does this look like at ViOffice? In this blog post, we would like to shed some light on the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). What is Corporate Social Responsibility? In recent years… Read More »Corporate Social Responsibility