Francesca De Chiara (PhD) is social researcher at the Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Center for Information and Communication Technology where she has joined the Digital Commons Lab. She’s currently TheGovlab Resident Fellow 2015 at New York University where she’s developing the Italian version of OpenData500 study. She co-founded the first Italian Node of the Open Data Institute in Trento. Since February 2013, she has been working on the the open government data catalog dati.trentino.it. She has been Visiting Research Fellow at Cornell University (US) and at the University of Warwick – Warwick Business School. She has research experience in the field of open data, open government and development studies and is mainly interested in analyzing and assessing the impact and the actual reuse of open data. She is part of the Open Knowledge Foundation Network, collaborates in some bottom-up initiatives focused on crowdsourcing and civic monitoring, like Monithon.it. She’s editor of the OKFN Italian official blog, author of academic articles and lately referee for the European Journal of Political Research. She has served as country reviewer for the first edition of the Open Data Barometer, she has translated the Open Data Certificates (now in Beta) in Italian in 2014, organized the first edition of the contest Trentino Open data Challenge, and is responsible for the open data related activities within the EU FP7-funded Finodex project, an accelerator for startups and SMEs that make use of both existing open data-sets and the platform FiWare.
Associate Professor of Public Law in the University of Salerno (Italy).
Professor in Comparative Private Law at the Universityof Salerno, where he teaches Information and Communication Comparative Law and Advertising Law.
Massimiliano Bencardino is a researcher in Economic-political Geography at the University of Salerno.
Professor of Political Science and Communication and of E-democracy and E-Government Policies at the University of Salerno.
The call for proposals of 9 million Euro through the Digital Service Infrastructure of the Connect Europe Facility will fund the creation of national or multinational research hubs on digital media. Such hubs will focus on emerging digital media vulnerabilities, which are of special relevance within the territory and linguistic area in which they will […]
On 2 July, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, launched a month-long public consultation for the first candidate cybersecurity certification scheme, the Common Criteria based European cybersecurity certification scheme (EUCC). The scheme aims to replace the existing schemes operating under the SOG-IS MRA for ICT products, to add new elements and to extend the […]
The Commission has adopted guidelines to help Member States implement the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive. The guidelines will offer a practical tool to ensure the promotion of European works in media content, thereby supporting cultural diversity and greater choice for European consumers. They will also help better protect users of video-on-demand and video-sharing platforms, […]
The revised AVMSD extends certain audiovisual rules to video sharing platforms, including audiovisual content shared on certain social media services. It also strengthens the promotion of cultural diversity, by introducing clear obligations for on-demand services to have at least a 30% share of European content in their catalogue and to ensure the prominence of this […]