Publication - Academic Articles

Kristina Irion's op-ed on Cloud Services after Snowden

CMDS team member, Kristina Irion has authored an op-ed for the Internet Policy Review on cloud services made in Europe after Snowden and Schrems. She writes that "the geolocation of server farms - where data is stored and computing is performed – has evolved into an important attribute of cloud computing. By now, clients and providers are increasingly conscious of the actual whereabouts of cloud services. As a standalone fact this sounds counter-intuitive since cloud technology is location-independent and distance should not matter anymore.

Sejal Parmar Contributes to Journalism at Risk

Sejal Parmar, core faculty member of CMDS and Assistant Professor of Law at CEU's Department of Legal Studies has contributed to the Council of Europe's new book, Journalism at Risk, in which ten experts from different backgrounds examine the role of journalism in democratic societies.

Digital Activism and Hungarian Media Reform: The Case of Milla – Article Published by EJC

CMDS Acting Executive Director Eva Bognar, CMDS Fellow Lina Dencik and Peter Wilkin from the Brunel University, London have co-authored “Digital activism and Hungarian media reform: The case of Milla”. The article was published by the European Journal of Communication and it examines the rise of the Internet-based opposition group, One Million for the Freedom of the Press in Hungary (or Milla for short), and considers its impact as a form of digital activism in Hungarian political culture.

Article in European Law Review by DPP Faculty Marie-Pierre Granger and CMDS Affiliated Faculty Kristina Irion

DPP faculty Marie-Pierre Granger and CMDS affiliated faculty Kristina Irion co-authored an analysis of the recent Digital Rights Ireland decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union, which has just been published in the European Law Review.

Telecom Policy Across the Former Yugoslavia: Incentives, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

What is the recipe for good information policy? Hosman and Howard address this in an emerging economy context through case studies of six states that arose following the dissolution of the former Yugoslavia. These new nations pursued differing information policy paths that led to diverse outcomes. The authors find, in general, conventional positive outcomes supporting policies for privatization, liberalization, and competition; but at the same time discover many counter-intuitive outcomes based on each country’s unique circumstances.