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Prof. Dr. Herbert Burkert is President of the Research Centre for Information Law at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) where he teaches public law, information and communication law. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems, St. Augustin, Germany (currently on leave of absence). Herbert Burkert studied Law, Political Science and History at the University of Cologne and at University College Dublin; he has received his doctoral degree in Law from the University of Frankfurt (Germany) and his "habilitation" from the University of St.Gallen (Switzerland).

His research interests @Berkman cover law as Information and its role in regulating information flows in society, information technology as object and driver of regulation, and data protection and access to information regimes.


May 2, 2018

Encryption Policy And Its International Impacts: A Framework For Understanding Extraterritorial Ripple Effects

This paper explores the potential international ripple effects that can occur following changes to domestic encryption policies. More