Speaker details

Dr. Michael Seemann

Writer, Scientist

Michael Seemann studied applied cultural science at the Leuphana University in Lüneburg. In 2010 he started the blog "CTRL-Verlust", that lead to his 2014 book called "Das Neue Spiel, Strategien für die Welt nach dem digitalen Kontrollverlust" which was partly translated and published as "Digital Tailspin – Ten Rules for the Internet" after Snowden by the Institute for Network Cultures in Amsterdam. His second book from 2021 was also his PhD thesis: "Die Macht der Plattformen - Politik in Zeiten der Internetgiganten" is concerned with the growing political and economic influence of platforms. A topic he has been working on for over 10 years and was invited as an expert to the German Bundestag in 2016. He gives talks on a regular basis to several topics such as data privacy, copyright, internet culture, internet history and platforms. Since 2017 he sits on the board of the Grimme Forschungskolleg.


Date Title

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022

May 10, 2022
It's the Relationship, Stupid