Stephan Dreyer
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Researcher / Media Regulation & Media Policy
Hans Bredow Institut for Media Research


Stephan Dreyer studied Law at the University of Hamburg. He has been a member of staff at the Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research since February 2002. His research interest concerns the law applicable to new media services as well as new online and distribution platforms. One of his thematic priorities at the institute is the protection of minors against harmful media content. A further emphasis of research and a main interest beside data protection issues are legal and regulatory questions related to video games; Stephan Dreyer is member of the research and transfer centre "Digital Games and Online Worlds" at the Hans Bredow Institute. In the context of his PhD thesis, he is investigating the difficulties as well as the determinants of legal decisions under uncertainty within current systems of youth media protection.
At the Institute, he is responsible for the development of the didactic concepts as well as the implementation and organisation of e-learning courses like "Global Classroom".
Stephan Dreyer is member of the Complaints Committee as well as the Expert Committee of the "Voluntary Self-Monitoring by Multimedia Providers" (FSM).

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