30405 - FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 25
The first module basically introduces the key concepts of the relevant legal systems.
The second module explores the relationship between law and technology with a view to highlighting the most critical legal issues raised by technological developments. Particularly, a focus is devoted to the analysis of the evolution of the legal concepts of sovereignty and regulation in the age of globalization.
Finally, the third module of the course focuses on the law of the governance of the Internet. After a general framework, protection of fundamental rights (freedom of speech and data protection) and the emergence of new rights and actors on the Internet are examined.
- Introduction to the relevant legal systems.
- Law and technology.
- Constitutions from atoms to bit.
- Internet governance.
- The law of the Internet: general framework.
- Freedom of speech.
- Privacy and data protection.
- The legal regime of Internet service providers.
A. Murray, Information Technology Law: The Law and Society, Oxford University Press, last edition.