Oskar Josef Gstrein

University of Groningen

Associate Professor Human Dignity in the Digital Age

P.O. Box 800

9700 AH Groningen, Groningen 9700 AV

Netherlands

http://www.rug.nl/staff/o.j.gstrein/

Europa-Institut, Saarland University

Lecturer

Campus, Gebäude B2.1

Saarbrücken, 66123

Germany

http://europainstitut.de

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“  My overall research theme is 'Human Dignity in the Digital Age'. With my interdisciplinary background in law and philosoghy, I explore the transitions from abstract principles (e.g. human rights/ethical principles) to concrete legal or governance frameworks.  ”

Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Ethical, Legal and Social Challenges of Predictive Policing

Católica Law Review, Direito Penal, 2019, Volume 3 - N 3, p. 77-98
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2020
Oskar Josef Gstrein, Anno Bunnik and Andrej Zwitter
University of Groningen, Data Research Centre, Campus Fryslân and Campus Fryslân
Downloads 2,660 (9,836)
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Predictive Policing, Artificial Intelligence, Surveillance, Ethics, Human Dignity

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A Terrible Great Idea? COVID-19 ‘Vaccination Passports’ in the Spotlight

Working Paper No. 153 The Centre on Migration, Policy & Society University of Oxford (2021)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2021
University of Groningen, CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest and Campus Fryslân
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COVID-19, Vaccination, Vaccine Passports, Digital Green Certificate, EU, Discrimination, Privacy, Governance

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European AI Regulation: Brussels Effect versus Human Dignity?

Zeitschrift für Europarechtliche Studien (ZEuS) 04/2022 - 755 - 772 - https://doi.org/10.5771/1435-439X-2022-4-755
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2022
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
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Artificial Intelligence, Regulation, AI Act, AIA, Brussels Effect, Human Dignity, Human Rights, Governance, Datafication

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Digital Identity and the Blockchain: Universal Identity Management and the Concept of the ‘Self-Sovereign’ Individual

Front. Blockchain, 28 May 2020 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fbloc.2020.00026
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 28 May 2020
Andrej Zwitter, Oskar Josef Gstrein and Evan Yap
Campus Fryslân, University of Groningen and Tykn
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Blockchain, Digital Identity, Self-Sovereign Identity, Governance, Innovation, Human Dignity

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Right to be Forgotten: EU-ropean Data Imperialism, National Privilege, or Universal Human Right?

Review of European Administrative Law (2020/1) pp. 125-152 / https://doi.org/10.7590/187479820X15881424928426
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2020
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
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Right to be Forgotten, RTBF, GDPR, Data Protection, Privacy, Freedom of Expression, Human Dignity, Intermediary Liability

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Extraterritorial Application of the GDPR: Promoting European Values or Power?

Internet Policy Review 2021, Volume 10 Issue 3, DOI: 10.14763/2021.3.1576
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Dec 2021
Oskar Josef Gstrein and Andrej Zwitter
University of Groningen and Campus Fryslân
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European values, GDPR, data protection, Privacy, Extraterritoriality

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The EU Digital COVID Certificate: A Preliminary Data Protection Impact Assessment

European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1017/err.2021.29
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2021
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
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COVID-19, EU Digital COVIDCertificate, Vaccine Passport, Health Certificates, Privacy, Data Protection, Surveillance, Human Rights

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Artificial Intelligence Crime: An Overview of Malicious Use and Abuse of AI

IEEE Access 2022, Vol 10, 77110 - 77122, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3191790
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Sep 2022
Taís Fernanda Blauth, Oskar Josef Gstrein and Andrej Zwitter
University of Groningen - Campus Fryslân, University of Groningen and Campus Fryslân
Downloads 342 (165,638)
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Artificial intelligence, artificial intelligence typology, computer crime, malicious artificial intelligence, security, social implications of technology

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The Council of Europe as an Actor in the Digital Age: Past Achievements, Future Perspectives

Festschrift der Mitarbeiter*Innen und Doktorand*Innen zum 60. Geburtstag von Univ. - Prof. Dr. Thomas Giegerich
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
Downloads 273 (210,471)
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Internet Governance, Council of Europe, Human Rights, Digital Age, Convention 108, Cybercrime, Cyberpeace

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Blockchain and Citizenship: Uneasy Bedfellows

Forthcoming in Oreste Pollicino and Giovanni De Gregorio (eds), Blockchain and Public Law, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2021.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Dec 2020
Oskar Josef Gstrein, Dimitry Kochenov and Dimitry Kochenov
University of Groningen and CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest
Downloads 185 (303,032)
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Blockchain, Citizenship, Privacy, Discrimination, Digital Identity, Self-Sovereign Identity

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The Right to be Forgotten in 2022: Luxembourg Judges Keep Surfing the Legislative Void

Verfassungsblog 2022 - https://verfassungsblog.de/rtbf-2022/
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Dec 2022
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
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Right to be Forgotten, GDPR, data protection, privacy, European Union Law, Human Rights, datafication, case law, Internet Governance, search engines

12.

Mobile Devices as Stigmatizing Security Sensors: The GDPR and a Future of Crowdsourced 'Broken Windows'

International Data Privacy Law, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 69–85, doi: 10.1093/idpl/ipx024, University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 13/2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2019
Oskar Josef Gstrein and Gerard Jan Ritsema van Eck
University of Groningen and University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
Downloads 171 (324,773)
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Apps, Crowdsourcing, GDPR, Privacy, Public Space, Security

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Data Autonomy: Recalibrating Strategic Autonomy and Digital Sovereignty

Appears in European Foreign Affairs Review, 28(4), 379-396. Please consult the journal for page numbers.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 May 2023 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2023
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
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Strategic Autonomy, Human Dignity, Digital Sovereignty, Governance, Datafication, Data Ownership, Data Governance, Data Protection, Privacy, Informational Self-Determination

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Digital Identity and Distributed Ledger Technology: Paving the Way to a Neo-Feudal Brave New World?

Front. Blockchain, Vol. 3, March 2020, Art. 10, pp. 1-8, Doi.org/10.3389/fbloc.2020.00010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2020
Oskar Josef Gstrein, Dimitry Kochenov and Dimitry Kochenov
University of Groningen and CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest
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citizenship, block chain, digital identity, e-residence, equality

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Governing the ‘Datafied’ School: Bridging the Divergence between Universal Education and Student Autonomy

Forthcoming in 'Handbook on the Politics and Governance of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence - Elgar Handbooks in Political Science series - edited by Andrej Zwitter & Oskar J. Gstrein, 2023.’
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2023
Theresa Henne and Oskar Josef Gstrein
Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law and University of Groningen
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GDPR, EdTech, Informational self-determination, Human Dignity, School, COVID-19

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Mapping Power and Jurisdiction on the Internet Through the Lens of Government-Led Surveillance

Internet Policy Review, 9(3), 2020, DOI: 10.14763/2020.3.1497
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Nov 2020
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
Downloads 120 (431,491)
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Internet Governance, Surveillance, Jurisdiction, Human Rights, Privacy, Data Protection

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Exploring the Governance and Implementation of Sustainable Development Initiatives through Blockchain Technology

Forthcoming in Futures (2020)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Sep 2020
Karsten Schulz, Oskar Josef Gstrein and Andrej Zwitter
University of Groningen, Campus Fryslân, University of Groningen and Campus Fryslân
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blockchain, distributed ledger technology, anticipatory governance, SDGs, digitalization, innovation

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Limits and Lessons of COVID-19 Apps

Chapter prepared for edited volume 'Fifty Shades of Exceptionalism. A comparative analysis of COVID-19 containment policies in Europe. Clara Egger, Raul Magni-Berton, Eugénie de Saint Phalle, eds. Palgrave MacMillan, forthcoming 2023.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 May 2023
Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn and Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen and University of Groningen
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COVID-19, apps, contact tracing, vaccine passports, immunity certificates, governance, lessons, Europe, datafication, privacy, human dignity, technosolutionism

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How to protect privacy in a datafied society? A presentation of multiple legal and conceptual approaches.

Philosophy & Technology (2022), accepted, DOI : 10.1007/s13347-022-00497-4
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2022
Oskar Josef Gstrein and Anne Beaulieu
University of Groningen and University of Groningen
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Privacy, Datafication, Data Protection, Human Dignity, Technology

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The Naturalization–Privacy Interface: Publication of Personal Data of New European Union Citizens versus European Privacy Standards

42(2) Houston Journal of International Law 2020, pp. 237-282, University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 39/2020
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest, University of Groningen and University of Groningen
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GDPR, Privacy, Citizenship, EU Law, Naturalization, European Citizenship

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The Naturalisation–Privacy Interface: Publication of Personal Data of New Citizens vs European Privacy Standards

Jean Monnet Working Paper (NYU Law School) No. 08, 2018, University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 23/2019
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 May 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2019
CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest, University of Groningen and University of Groningen
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GDPR, Data protection, citizenship, naturalisation, Privacy, EU law

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Identity and Privacy Governance

Frontiers in Blockchain - Identity and Privacy Governance - DOI 10.3389/978-2-88971-413-1
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Oskar Josef Gstrein and Andrej Zwitter
University of Groningen and Campus Fryslân
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Blockchain, Identity, Privacy, Governance, self-sovereign identity

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Big Data, Privacy and COVID-19 – Learning from Humanitarian Expertise in Data Protection

Int J Humanitarian Action 5, 4 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41018-020-00072-6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Aug 2021
Andrej Zwitter and Oskar Josef Gstrein
Campus Fryslân and University of Groningen
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COVID-19, Big Data, Privacy, Data Protection, Autonomy, Digital Contact Tracing

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Nothing to Hide? Transparency Requirements, Accountability, and Privacy in Investment Migration

Forthcoming in ‘Investment Migration in Europe and the World’, edited by Dimitry Kochenov, Madeleine Sumpton & Martijn van den Brink—Hart Publishing— https://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/93502—please consult the volume for page numbers and editorial changes
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Dec 2022
Jacquelyn D Veraldi and Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen and University of Groningen
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Investment Migration, Privacy, Data Protection, Transparency, Citizenship by Investment, Residence by Investment

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Editorial: Identity and Privacy Governance

Frontiers in Blockchain 2021
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Sep 2021
Andrej Zwitter and Oskar Josef Gstrein
Campus Fryslân and University of Groningen
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Digital Identity, Governance, Data Protection, Privacy, Human Dignity, Blockchain for God

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Data Autonomy: Beyond Sphere Transgression and Datafied Gentrification in Smart Cities

Submitted to Ethics and Information Technology (ETIN) – Special Issue on ‘Ethics of Smart Cities & Smart Societies’ edited by Helbing & Zwitter, 2023
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2024
Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen
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Data autonomy, smart city, sphere transgression, gentrification, datafication, human dignity

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Introduction to the Handbook on the Politics and Governance of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Handbook on the Politics and Governance of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence - Elgar Handbooks in Political Science - June 2023 - https://doi.org/10.4337/9781800887374
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jun 2023
Andrej Zwitter and Oskar Josef Gstrein
Campus Fryslân and University of Groningen
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Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Governance, Ethics, Human Rights, Privacy

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Data-Driven Measures to Mitigate the Impact of Covid-19 in South America: How Do Regional Programmes Compare to Best Practice?

Taís Fernanda Blauth, Oskar Josef Gstrein, Data-driven measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in South America: how do regional programmes compare to best practice?, International Data Privacy Law, 2021; https://doi.org/10.1093/idpl/ipab002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Taís Fernanda Blauth and Oskar Josef Gstrein
University of Groningen - Campus Fryslân and University of Groningen
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Big Data, COVID-19, Ethics, Governance, Privacy, Surveillance

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Introduction to Modernising European Legal Education (MELE)—Innovative Strategies to Address Urgent Cross-Cutting Challenges

Modernising European Legal Education (MELE)—Innovative Strategies to Address Urgent Cross-Cutting Challenges - doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-40801-4_1
Number of pages: 299 Posted: 28 Aug 2023
Oskar Josef Gstrein and Mareike Fröhlich
University of Groningen and Europa-Institut, Saarland University
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European Law, International Law, Teaching Innovation, Interdisciplinary, Education Innovation, Law and Gender, Climate Change, Datafication, Privacy, COVID-19

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Cybersecurity Governance in Indonesia and the Netherlands: Towards More Cooperation

European Cybersecurity Journal Volume 9 (2023) Issue 1, 52-69
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Feb 2024
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Campus Fryslân, Faculty of Law, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)
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Cybersecurity, Indonesia, Netherlands, Governance, Cooperation, Regulation

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 325
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TikTok and Transparency Obligations in the EU Digital Services Act (DSA) – A Scoping Review

Zeitschrift für Europarechtliche Studien (ZEuS) 01/2024 -- DOI: 10.5771/1435-439X-2024-1-110
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jan 2024 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2024
Lisa Kosters and Oskar Josef Gstrein
Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and University of Groningen
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Digital Services Act, Content moderation, TikTok, Very large online platforms, Advertisement, Terms and conditions, Surveillance, Privacy, Internet Governance