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Course 2016-2017 a.y.

50070 - IT AND COMMUNICATION LAW


CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Department of Law

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31

CLMG (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  12 credits IUS/08) - M (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - IM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - MM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - AFC (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - CLEFIN-FINANCE (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - CLELI (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - ACME (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - DES-ESS (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  12 credits IUS/08) - EMIT (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08) - GIO (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  IUS/08)
Course Director:
ORESTE POLLICINO

Classes: 31 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: ORESTE POLLICINO


Course Objectives

Following the advent and spread of communication and information technology, this course has a double aim: on the one hand, to examine the statute law, case law and legal theory related to traditional means of communication (radio, television, theatre, press, cinema), on the other hand, to provide students with an overview of all the issues related to the new technology and in particular the implications related to Internet and to the protection of fundamental rights on the web.


Course Content Summary
  • Freedom of expression in Europe and in the US;
  • The content and limits of freedom of expression: hate speech;
  • Journalism: freedom of the press and freedom of information;
  • The access to the Internet: new constitutional freedoms?
  • The television market: The Audiovisual Media Service Directive;
  • The television Market: the Italian legal Regime;
  • Internet and jurisdiction. Between globalization and localization;
  • Data protection and data retention: the European scenario;
  • Who controls the Internet? The ISPs legal regime;
  • Cybercrime. The Google Vivi Down saga;
  • Copyright protection in the age of the Internet.

Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
For attending students and non-attending students:
  • Oral exam.

Textbooks

Textbooks, papers and other materials will be provided at the beginning of the course on the e-learning area.

Last change 25/05/2016 15:34