DIRITTI E POLITICA NEL WEB

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
3
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2020/2021
Course type: 
Optional subjects
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
3
Period: 
First Trimestre
Standard lectures hours: 
20
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (20 hours)
Requirements: 

Students should have passed the Public Law exam

Final Examination: 
Orale

The final exam is written.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The Course aims to consolidate students' knowledge about the connection between the legal phenomenon and the dynamics of Internet. In particular, we will analyze the web governance tools and the related problem of protection of rights on the Net, starting from freedom of communication, with particular regard to the management of information circulating within social networks. Specific attention will also be given to the broad issue of e-democracy and digital citizenship, with a particular focus on new models of political participation that are emerging in our country, and the related prospects for the affirmation of a web democracy.

The course will analyse the following topics:
1. Digital citizenship (2 hours)
2. Free access to the Net (1 hour)
3. Internet governance (1 hour)
4. Net neutrality (1 hour)
5. Rights and responsibilities in the Net (2 hours)
6. Internet and democracy (2 hours)
7. New media and pluralism of information on the Net (2 hour)
8. Fake news and hate speech (1 hour)
9. E-administration (6 hours)
10. Online public services (2 hours)

S. Rodotà, Il mondo nella rete. Quali i diritti, quali i vincoli, Laterza, 2014, capitoli 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, Epilogo;
M. Mensi, P. Falletta, Il diritto del web, con prefazione di E. Albamonte, Cedam, 2018, par. 4 del cap. I; capitolo VII;
G. Cammarota, P. Zuddas (a cura di), Amministrazione elettronica. Caratteri, finalità, limiti, Giappichelli, 2020, pp. 1- 113 (in alternativa, C. Boccia, C. Contessa, E. De Giovanni, Codice dell'amministrazione digitale, La Tribuna, 2018).
Further reading material will be available on the e-learning platform

Convenzionale

Teaching method: twenty hours of lectures.

Seminars on specific issues

Professor office hours: Tuesday, from 12 a.m to 1 p.m. (room 24)

Professors