Relato del Congreso IDP 2012

Alamillo, Ignacio
November 2012
IDP: Revista de Internet, Derecho y Politica;nov2012, Issue 15, p76
Academic Journal
This paper presents the proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Internet, Law and Politics organized by the Open University of Catalonia and held at CosmoCaixa in Barcelona from 9-10 July 2012. The conference, under the theme of online entertainment, featured three keynote speakers, two round tables and the presentation of 28 papers covering four broad fields: intellectual property, e-commerce and online gaming, government and regulatory policies, and privacy The very diverse contributions at the conference highlighted an important change in the model of relationships on the web that affects the underlying social fabric that forms the basis for the design of regulations on intellectual property, consumer contracts and the protection of personal data and other fundamental rights. Such a scenario may require more and better regulation that is more realistic and balanced entailing increased accord within the EU and better coordination with US legislation, without abandoning the principles and constitutional rights of European legal tradition.


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