Month: August 2017

More rational discourse for designing information systems

Possibilities and challenges This article analyses the possibilities of using Habermasian rational discourse for designing information systems. We start by conceptualizing, how Habermasian rational di...

The Rule of Law and EU Data Protection Legislation

Some Controversial Issues in light of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation The article aims to analyse the evolution of the EU data protection legislation against the rule of law standards re...

Who will rule the world in the future?

Can new technologies dramatically change humanity as we know it? New technologies are dramatically changing human civilization in a way few could have imagined even at the end of the 20th century. And...

Ethical Dimensions of User Centric Regulation

In this paper, we question the role of information technology (IT) designers in IT regulation. Through our concept of user centric regulation (UCR) we unpack what a closer alignment of IT design and r...