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New course on Comparative Information, Communication and Technology Law

Pubblicato Lunedì, 16 Febbraio 2015 16:27
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Comparative Information, Communication and Technology Law [25944]
Thomas Margoni (University of Amsterdam - Ivir) - Paolo Guarda (University of Trento)

Learning Goals:
The objective of course is to enable students to apply their critical knowledge and skills in the issues analyzed during the course


Programme:
Information is a characterizing element of modern societies. It is ubiquitous in a time where almost everything can be transformed into bits thanks to digital and telecommunication technologies. Information constitutes a fundamental asset for governments and corporations, and at the same time its free flow is a fundamental right recognized by the e.g. European Convention on Human Rights. The plurality of information's functions has traditionally favored a fragmentary approach to the study of its legal protection. This course will offer the possibility to students to confront a selected number of highly contentious issues in the field of Information, Communication, and Technology law from a Comparative perspective. The structure of the course is based on dedicated seminars held by the instructors and by invited guest speakers
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In particular the course will cover the following topics: 

The course will start on March 25 (to May 7); lessons will be held four times per week from Monday to Thursday.

Participation in class is mandatory.