Martin Fertmann is a researcher at the Leibniz-Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institute and a doctoral candidate at the University of Hamburg’s Center for Law in Digital Transformation with an upcoming research visit at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights in Oslo. His research focuses on commercial content moderation, platform regulation and their respective compatibility with international human rights standards. Prior to pursuing his PhD, Martin studied law in Hamburg and Beijing with a focus on media regulation. He also volunteered with the University of Hamburg’s Cyber Law Clinic. During his time in academia, he has published numerous contributions within his research focus, participated in a research sprint at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, undertaken a research visit at Sorbonne University in Paris, as well as co-chaired academic conferences on internet governance and the law of digitization.