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The INDICARE Monitor is an electronic periodical of the EU-funded project INDICARE being published every last Friday of a month. Articles having passed an internal review process are immediately posted at the INDICARE homepage for public debate. Authors are encouraged to revise their articles in the light of previous discussion before publication in the monthly issue.

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Editorial Team: The Editorial Team currently consists of Knud Böhle, Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Karlsruhe, Germany (Editor); Michael Rader, also from ITAS (Copy-Editor); Nicole Dufft, Berlecon Research GmbH, Berlin, Germany (Co-Editor business); Natali Helberger, Institute for Information Law, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Co-Editor legal), and Kristóf Kerényi, SEARCH Laboratory of Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Co-Editor technology).

Editorial policy: The INDICARE Monitor is an English language periodical publishing original works. The editorial policy attempts to be balanced, unbiased, neutral, and non-partisan, not excluding however provocative, pointing and sometimes even lopsiding contributions. Articles are written by INDICARE staff and external experts. The style is intended to be analytical, concise, compact, and written in a language comprehensible for non-experts. The expected length of an article is between 5000 and 10.000 characters. The INDICARE Monitor is available for free.

Copyright: All original works of the INDICARE Monitor unless otherwise noted are copyright protected and licensed under a Creative Commons License allowing others to copy, distribute, and display articles of the INDICARE Monitor a) if the author is credited, b) for noncommercial purposes only , and c) not with respect to derivative works based upon the original article.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the articles of INDICARE Monitor do not necessarily reflect those of the European Commission and the INDICARE consortium or partners thereof. All articles are regarded as personal statements of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the organisation they work for.

Knud Böhle (Editor)
Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS)
Phone: +49 (0)7247/82-2989 (-2501)
Fax : +49 (0)7247/82-4806