Vita: Peter Schaar

Chairman of the European Academy for Freedom of Information and Data Protection (EAID), former German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (2003-2013), Chairman of the Arbitration Committee of gematik, Gesellschaft für Telematikanwendungen der Gesundheitskarte mbH 
(provider of telematics applications).

Author of the following books: Datenschutz im Internet (Data Protection on the Inter-net) (2002), Das Ende der Privatsphäre (The End of Privacy) (2007), Überwachung total - Wie wir in Zukunft unsere Daten schützen (Total Surveillance – How We Can Protect Our Data in the Future) (2014), Das digitale Wir - Unser Weg in die transparente Gesellschaft (The Digital We – Our Road into a Transparent Society) (2015).

Awards: Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation prize Das politische Buch (The Political Book) (2008); eco Internet Award (2008); German Data Protection Award of the German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD) (2013); Louis D. Brandeis Privacy Award (2014).

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