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IT and Internet policy

The Internet and digitization are changing society and our daily lives. Under the heading of Internet policy, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community is taking on the related challenges. Internet policy touches on almost every aspect of society: from security, energy, transport, education and health to consumer and data protection. The Internet has become central to each of these areas within a very short time.
With its Internet policy, the Federal Ministry of the Interior aims to make it possible to take advantage of the many opportunities the Internet offers while keeping the related risks to a minimum. The Internet is a place of freedom, self-expression, communication and interaction. To make sure it stays that way, the Federal Ministry of the Interior has addressed key issues concerning government and the Internet.