In an exclusive interview with members of the Association of digital economy of Schleswig-Holstein, they discussed their views on the theme ‘Is the IP address of a good to be protected?’ Kiel, September 23, 2008 – hardly a right is currently more on the bench as the data protection laws. In whole Germany is discussing very controversial. For the digital economy, the question arises: the IP address is a personal asset to be protected and how can this protection be ensured? To further clarify of this issue, the cluster management invited digital economy of Schleswig-Holstein (short: DiWiSH) a four high-profile speakers to their member event: the privacy experts by Mahdi, legal adviser Google Germany GmbH, and Dr. Thilo Weichert, head of the independent Centre for data protection Schleswig-Holstein (ULD). In addition the Schleswig-entrepreneur Dr.
Frank Bock, Managing Director, Coronic GmbH and German safety net e.V. of Chairman of, Soren Mohr, Managing Director of the Kiel marketing and Advertising agency new communication GmbH & co. KG. In the closed part, participants in active Exchange discussed what positions are currently. This was not a uniform opinion. But it was food for thought for both sides. Because speakers and Auditorium made it through in-depth lectures and competent technical questions together clear from how many viewpoints, the facts can – lit and must.
Special interest proposal was met with data protection the user in a menu here,’ prominently shown to offer to turn off data collection. Maybe it’s because this measure would raise the Onliners in whole Germany for this, to identify the possible risks and to form an opinion. A clear legal solution is not but a practical approach that website operators can keep track of that. And the, so turned out, wish, a guide to proper behavior on the Internet. About DiWiSH: DiWiSH is a regional, independent network for the IT-and Media industry in Schleswig-Holstein. As cluster management and governing body of the digital economy of Schleswig-Holstein, DiWiSH relies on partnerships, innovative industry meeting with entrepreneurs from throughout the country. The diversified portfolio of the Association ranges from the planning and organization of topic-based discussions with top-class speakers to active promotion measures, for example, to information young professionals about the benefits of the professions in the digital economy. One of the main objectives of the cluster is a strong public presence and positioning as a mouthpiece for the IT industry in Schleswig-Holstein.