DigiGov Blog

Let us share some of our thoughts on the governance of digital practices with you. On this page, we will reflect upon the most recent progress happening inside and outside of our research platform. Enjoy!

Prior to the public kick-off event ‘Shaping digitalisation’ on January 14, 2021, the four PhD students of the platform Governance of Digital Practices...

On 14 January 2021 the official kick-off of the Governance of Digital Practices research platform took place at the University of Vienna. The online...

 Publications by our platform members

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Priesemann, V., Balling, R., Bauer, S., Beutels, P., Valdez, A. C., Cuschieri, S., Czypionka, T., Dumpis, U., Glaab, E., Grill, E., Hotulainen, P., Iftekhar, E. N., Krutzinna, J., Lionis, C., Machado, H., Martins, C., McKee, M., Pavlakis, G. N., Perc, M., ... Willeit, P. (2021). Towards a European strategy to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lancet, 398(10303), 838-839. doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01808-0

Lucivero, F., Marelli, L., Hangel, N., Zimmermann, B. M., Prainsack, B., Galasso, I., Horn, R., Kieslich, K., Lanzing, M., Lievevrouw, E., Ongolly, F., Samuel, G., Sharon, T., Siffels, L., Stendahl, E., & Van Hoyweghen, I. (2021). Normative positions towards COVID-19 contact-tracing apps: findings from a large-scale qualitative study in nine European countries. Critical Public Health. doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2021.1925634

Albert, A., Mayer, K., Bálint, B., Butkevičienė, E., & Perelló, J. (2021). Citizen Social Science: New and Established Approaches to Participation in Social Research. In The Science of Citizen Science doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58278-4_7

Mayer, K., & Shah, E. I. (Accepted/In press). Human Sensors. In Sensing In/Security Mattering Press. doi.org/10.28938/9781912729050

Forgó, N. (2021). Kommentierung des Art. 62 Niedersächsische Verfassung. In V. Epping, H. Butzer, F. Brosius-Gersdorf, U. Haltern, V. Mehde, K. Waechter, & T. Rademacher (Eds.), Hannoverscher Kommentar zur Niedersächsischen Verfassung: Handkommentar (2 ed.). Nomos Verlag.

Mayer, K. (2021). Social Sensors: on the Epistemology of Remote Social Sensing. In K. Becker, & F. Stalder (Eds.), Digital Unconscious. Nervous Systems and Uncanny Predictions! Autonomedia.

Mayer, K., & Weber, J. (2021). Targeting from a Distance: Formatting Social Relations in Data-Driven Warfare. In M. Burkhardt, M. Shnayien, & K. Grashöfer (Eds.), Explorations in Digital Cultures (pp. 1-20). meson press. explorations.meson.press/chapters/targeting-from-a-distance-formatting-social-relations-in-data-driven-warfare/

Feiler, L., Forgó, N., & Nebel, M. (2021). The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A Commentary. (2 ed.) Surrey: Globe Law and Business Ltd.

Altobelli, C., Johnson, E., Forgó, N., & Napieralski, A. (2021). To Scrape or Not to Scrape? The Lawfulness of Social Media Crawling under the GDPR. In J. Herveg (Ed.), Deep Driving into Data Protection: 1979-2019 Celebrating 40 Years of Privacy and Data Protection at the CRIDS (pp. 151-180). Larcier.

Forgó, N., & Skorjanc, Z. (2021). §15 Datenschutz. In F. Möslein, & S. Omlor (Eds.), FinTech-Handbuch : Digitalisierung, Recht, Finanzen (2 ed., pp. 309-342). C.H.Beck.


Mayer, K., Rieck, K., Stefan, R., Danowski, P., Graschopf, A., König, T., Kraker, P., Lehner, P., Reckling, F., Ross-Hellauer, T., Spichtinger, D., Tzatzanis, M., & Schürz, S. (2020). Empfehlungen für eine nationale Open Science Strategie in Österreich. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4109242

Middleton, A., Milne, R., Almarri, M. A., Anwer, S., Atutornu, J., Baranova, E. E., Bevan, P., Cerezo, M., Cong, Y., Critchley, C., Fernow, J., Goodhand, P., Hasan, Q., Hibino, A., Houeland, G., Howard, H. C., Hussain, S. Z., Malmgren, C. I., Izhevskaya, V. L., ... Morley, K. I. (2020). Global Public Perceptions of Genomic Data Sharing: What Shapes the Willingness to Donate DNA and Health Data? American Journal of Human Genetics, 107(4), 743-752. doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2020.08.023

Mayer, K., & Strassnig, M. (2020). The Digital Humanism Initiative in Vienna: A Report based on our Exploratory Study Commissioned by the City of Vienna. In J. Fritz, & N. Tomaschek (Eds.), Digitaler Humanismus (1 ed., Vol. 9). Waxmann Verlag. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4250144

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