20601 - DIGITAL PRIVACY SEMINAR
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 23
Synchronous Blended: Lezioni erogate in modalità sincrona in aula (max 1 ora per credito online sincrona)
To feel comfortable in this course students should be familiar with the basic of law and you should have basic knowledge of the principles of private and public law. Additional knowledge of other legal fields make many of the assignments easier to solve.
The evolution of the information society has raised crucial challenges for legal orders worldwide. In particular, the increasing flow of personal data across borders and the digitisation of the global society are not only positive aspects but also threats to the protection of privacy and personal data as well as the security of the digital environment. Within this framework, this course pursues a two-fold aim. Firstly, it provides students with the main tools to deal with the legal challenges in the field of privacy and data protection. In order to achieve this objective, this course will focus on the legal regime of privacy and data protection in the EU and Italian framework, also addressing the US legal framework in a comparative perspective. The course will also analyse the EU developments in the field of e-Privacy and cybersecurity.
- Privacy and Data Protection: Founding Theories and Constitutional Dimension
- The evolution of privacy and data protection in the European framework
- The General Data Protection Regulation
- Big Data, Privacy and Data Protection
- e-Privacy and cybersecurity
- Recognize the primary legal issues regarding privacy and data protection in the digital environment
- Identify the correct methodology for addressing legal questions in the field of privacy, data protection in the digital environment
- Understand regulation on privacy, data protection and cybersecurity
- Evaluating the legal risks for privacy, data protection and security
- Use different source of law in the field of privacy, data protection and cybersecurity
- Interpret the rationale of decisions and regulation in the field of privacy, data protection and cybersecurity
- Face-to-face lectures
- Case studies /Incidents (traditional, online)
Case studies are discussed at the beginning of each class in order to introduce the subject of the relevant lectures.
The exam attributes up to 100% of the final grade. With the purpose of measuring the acquisition of the above-mentioned learning outcomes, the students’ assessment is based on a written exam consisting of class open and specific questions to assess students’ ability to apply the notions explained during classes and verify the application of a correct methodology in answering the questions.
Written exam attributes up to 100% of the final grade. Students’ assessment are based on open and specific questions based on the materials for non-attending students. The exam aims to assess student's understanding and knowledge of the legal issues regarding privacy and data protection in the digital environment as well as to verify the application of a correct methodology in answering the questions.
Material and case law upload on the Bboard
Selected chapters from
- O. Pollicino, M. Bassini, G. De Gregorio, Internet Law and Protection of Fundamental Rights (BUP 2022), Chapters 9-13