The Internet and Communication Policy Center is a research center of the Department of Political and Social Studiesof 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 Center aims to investigate Internet and Communication policies at the intersection of law, technology, norms, and markets. It fosters research and education designed to inform and advance policy-making and rule-making in communication and information field. The Internet and Communication Policy Center, through seminars, workshops, publications, online resources and shared databases, aims at a better understand of the ways States and non-State actors interplay in defining, configuring and shaping Internet and communication systems world wide.
The ICPC further seeks to promote cooperation between academics, innovators, policymakers and businesses, in order to establish the scientific foundation for policy, legislation and regulation to address Internet and Communication. The ICPC aims to make a contribution toward sound political choices on the future of Internet through research, policy advice, capacity-building and debate.
It provides researchers, governments, regulators, operators, multilateral institutions, development agencies, community organizations, trade unions and civil society organizations with the information and analysis required to develop innovative and appropriate policies. It also aims at producing economies of scale in data collection and analyses, in order to address the challenges posed by big data science through the optimization of scientific strategies adopted by members.
The Commission organised multi-stakeholder discussions between 23 February and 4 March 2021 - in the form of four online meetings - to collect input feeding into the preparation of the Guidance for strengthening the Code of Practice on Disinformation, as a follow-up to the European Democracy Action Plan.
As part of the European Robotics Forum 2021 (ERF 2021), the European Commission is organising a workshop in which representatives of the 24 new projects from the latest Horizon 2020 robotics calls will shortly present their project. A virtual poster session is organised after this workshop, in which participants and project representatives can discuss, exchange […]