Karlsruhe Dialogues 2011
Rainer Stentzel is the senior government official in the Federal Ministry of the Interior, and since 2010 has been active in its project team on internet policies. At the Ministry, in addition to other issues, he was responsible from 2003 to 2008 for matters relating to information exchange among the police as well as data protection. Rainer Stentzel studied law in Göttingen and subsequently worked as a research assistant at the University of Göttingen and the Humboldt University of Berlin. In 2001, he received his PhD from the Humboldt University of Berlin, and worked from 2002 to 2003 as a judge at the Administrative Courts of Frankfurt (Oder) and Cottbus. He has published essays on the subjects of data protection, security, and transparency in the Journal of Foreign Affairs and Secu-rity (2010), as well as in the annual entitled Freedom of Information and Infor-mational Law (2009).