Digital Rights

CIPPM Co-Director Dr. Dinusha Mendis contributes to FP7 MAPPING Project in Hannover

On 22-23 September 2015, Dr. Dinusha Mendis was invited to the First General Assembly of the FP7-funded MAPPING Project. MAPPING – Managing Alternatives for Privacy, Property and Internet Governance – held its First General Assembly on 22-23 September at Hannover Congress Centrum. The event brought together stakeholders from three key areas including Internet Governance, Privacy… Read more »

Mind the Terms of Service! A closer look at the ToS with special reference to consumer’s privacy.

Do you ever read the small printed┬ádetails online or you just click away and download your desired app/software without even taking a second look? Our LL.M students Keziah Gitonga, Mehmet Arvas, Amanda Kemmer Soares, Constantinos Papantoniou and Timur Temirgazin have taken a closer look at the ToS of some of the most popular content providers:… Read more »

CIPPM research features in the Report of the Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy

The Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy launched on the 26th January 2015 after a long period of consultation and research. Argyro Karanasiou has provided evidence discussing lawmaking the digital era and her work is cited (n 18, 23, 73) in the report, which can be found here. On Tuesday 3/2/2015 Argyro attended the reception in… Read more »

Maurizio Borghi on “Legal regulation of search engines”

Faculty seminar of Maurizio Borghi “Legal regulation of research engines: the end of the “consent architecture”?” Wednesday 28 January 2015, 1:00pm, Room PG22 The seminar will address search engine liability in the context of EU law and jurisprudence (e.g. Innoweb and the recent Ryanair case). It concludes that the European legislative framework is severely restricting… Read more »