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Covid-19 a contagion risk for right to information laws? – Karen Mc Cullagh

In recent months, governments around the world have sought to manage and mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic upon public health – it has a propensity to overwhelm health service provision – and to limit the impact of the pandemic on the economy in their countries.  As it is a novel virus, about which little is known, a uniform response strategy has not yet emerged. Continue reading

An Internet Bill of Rights? Pros and cons of the Italian way – Oreste Pollicino and Marco Bassini

pollicino-bassiniLast week, an Italian committee of politicians and experts announced its Declaration of Internet Rights, making Italy the first country to introduce an internet bill of rights. Oreste Pollicino, Professor of Comparative Public Law and Media Law at Bocconi University and Counsel of Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale, and Marco Bassini, PhD Researcher in Constitutional Law at the University of Verona and Fellow at Bocconi University, look at what the Declaration means in practice. Continue reading

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