July 8-10. Symposium at the XXII International Conference of Europeanists
Welcome to the Internet & Communication Policy Center
The Internet and Communication Policy Center is an interdisciplinary research center of the Department of Political, Social and Communciation Sciences of the University of Salerno.
ICPC activities focus on the policy dimensions of Internet and Communication, addressing some of the most relevant and strategic transformative processes and issues of our time by different perspectives and research lines. Its goal is to collect and exchange theoretical approaches, methodologies, analyses and data concerning public policies and private practices impacting on Internet and on media governance ecosystem. ICPC is an interdisciplinary research center, gathering scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines: political science, social science, economics, law, linguistics, information sciences, communication and media studies.
The public consultation took place between 13 November 2017 and 23 February 2018. The aim of the consultation was to help assess the effectiveness of current actions by market players and other stakeholders, the need for scaling them up and introducing new actions to address different types of fake news.
Commission Staff Working document - Impact assessment and Executive Summary accompanying the document Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services.
Analysis of the contractual Terms & Conditions (T&Cs) governing the relationship between online platforms and their professional users and review of the legal framework regarding such T&Cs in 33 countries
While technologies offer new and easy ways, notably through social media, to disseminate information on a large scale and with speed and precision, they can also be used as powerful echo chambers for disinformation campaigns.