highlights

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 »

Working Paper 03-2021: Roger Brownsword “Law, Authority, and Respect in Our Information Societies: Three Waves of Technological Disruption”

Abstract In our information societies, we act, interact, and transact in environments that are located at various points on a spectrum running from offline (analogue) to online (digital). Typically, the more that we move away from offline environments, the more that technologies bear the regulatory load; and, concomitantly, the greater the range and intensity of… Read more »

EnDOW Community: Unlocking Orphan Films

EnDOW Community is a one-year project n collaboration with the British Film Institute (BFI) funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). It is a collaboration aimed at enhancing the impact, engagement, and knowledge transfer around the EnDOW project (2015-2018). The EnDOW project has developed an online resource – the Diligent Search Tool – that… Read more »

Informational Ecosystems: workshop postponed

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Workshop Information Ecosystems (Regulating for and from the Abyss), scheduled for 20 May 2020, has been postponed to a date to be determined in Autumn. Tanks for your understanding. The organising committee: Professor Roger Brownsword, Professor Maurizio Borghi and Dr Jeffrey Wale.