Materials are given to foster a proactive students’ participation and make the seminars as interactive as possible.  Students will be asked to read, before class, the material connected to the class topic.

Exhaustive list of the materials:

Digital Agenda for Europe, COM (2010) 245. Available here

Spindler, Gerald, Role and Liability of Online Platforms Providing Digital Content and Digital Services – Some Preliminary Thoughts, Including Impact of the Digital Content Directive – (March 7, 2020). Available here

Calo, Ryan, Digital Market Manipulation (August 15, 2013). 82 George Washington Law Review 995 (2014), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-27. Available here

Digital Content Directive. Available here

Giaconi, Marta, Giasanti, Lorenzo and Varva, Simone. "The Value of “Social” Reputation: The Protection of MNE Workers from the Consumer’s Perspective" Global Jurist, no. (2021): 20200076. Available here

Luguri, Jamie and Strahilevitz, Lior, Shining a Light on Dark Patterns (March 29, 2021). 13 Journal of Legal Analysis 43 (2021) , University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 879, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 719. Available here

Curtotti, Michael and Haapio, Helena and Passera, Stefania, Interdisciplinary Cooperation in Legal Design and Communication (February 26, 2015). In: Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.) Co-operation. Proceedings of the 18th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2015, Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG, Wien 2015, pp. 455–462 (ISBN 978-3-85403-309-7)., Jusletter IT 26 February 2015. Available here 

Le piattaforme online e il mercato unico digitale. Opportunità e sfide per l’Europa, «COM(2016) 288» (2016). Available here

Evans, David S. and Evans, David S. and Schmalensee, Richard and Noel, Michael D. and Chang, Howard H. and Garcia-Swartz, Daniel D., Platform Economics: Essays on Multi-Sided Businesses (December 17, 2011). PLATFORM ECONOMICS: ESSAYS ON MULTI-SIDED BUSINESSES, David S. Evans, ed., Competition Policy International, 2011. Available here

Tackling Illegal Content Online. Towards an enhanced responsibility of online platforms, COM(2017) 555. Available here

Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell, The Legal Anatomy of Electronic Platforms: A Prior Study to Assess the Need of a Law of Platforms in the EU, The Italian Law Journal No. 1 (2017). Available here

Calo, Ryan and Rosenblat, Alex, The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power (March 9, 2017). Columbia Law Review, Vol. 117, 2017, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-08. Available here

The Digital Services Act package. Available here

Mittelstadt, Brent and Allo, Patrick and Taddeo, Mariarosaria and Wachter, Sandra and Floridi, Luciano, The Ethics of Algorithms: Mapping the Debate (November 1, 2016). Big Data & Society, Vol. 3(2). Available here

European Data Strategy. Available here

Staff Working Document - Guidance on sharing private sector data in the European data economy. Available here

Ruth Janal, Data Portability - A Tale of Two Concepts, 8 (2017) JIPITEC 59 para 1. Available here

Roosendaal, Arnold, Facebook Tracks and Traces Everyone: Like This! (November 30, 2010). Tilburg Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 03/2011. Available here

EU Commission, White Paper on Artificial Intelligence: a European approach to excellence and trust, COM(2020) 65. Available here

Lambrecht, Anja and Tucker, Catherine E., Algorithmic Bias? An Empirical Study into Apparent Gender-Based Discrimination in the Display of STEM Career Ads (March 9, 2018). Available here

Assessment List for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (ALTAI) for self-assessment. Available here