Digital Rights

Working Paper 04-2021: Marcella Favale “Robots as the New Judges: Copyright, Hate Speech, and Platforms”

Abstract On the 16th of October 2020, a middle-school teacher, Samuel Paty, was beheaded by a terrorist who would not know of his existence if not for a number of videos posted on social media.[1] Yet, a law against publishing heinous content on line was approved in France on the 13th of May.[2] But in… Read more »

CIPPM panel at the CPDP Conference 2021

CIPPM / Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence has sponsored a panel at the 14th International Conference Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) “Enforcing rights in a changing world”, Brussels 27 -29 January 2021. The panel “Rethinking opennes in the context of Artificial Intelligence” will be held on Wednesday 27 January at 18:30 (CET). Chair: Freyja… Read more »

Freyja van den Boom “Vehicle data controls: Balancing interests under the Trade Secrets Directive”

Working Paper No. 07-2020 November 2020 As vehicles are becoming more connected and increasingly autonomous, new opportunities emerge to use the data vehicles generate. Telematics is an example of how data generated through vehicle use, enables insurers to develop more accurate risk profiles and adequate premiums. Having access to vehicle data provides those who hold… Read more »