Smart cities, IT infrastructures evolution, digital urban divide and internet legal framework in developing countries

A.Y. 2018/2019
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/20
Language
English
Learning objectives
1. Knowledge and understanding
The Course aims to give the students full knowledge of the main legal issues related to new technologies and their evolution in developing Countries and in the smart cities/metropolitan digital areas.
2. Applying knowledge and understanding
The Course aims to give the students useful technical knowledge to correctly interpret the political and social framework involving computer science or new technologies in Developing Countries and familiarity with reference to technical terms or innovative institutions.
3. Making judgements
The Course aims to give the students detection capability of the correct rule to apply to any technical issue, and refinement of independent evaluation and the ability to analyze the legal framework of various Countries with regard to technological and digital divide.
4. Communication skills
The Course aims to give the students the ability to present the knowledge gained with language properties and clarity.
5. Learning skills
The Course aims to give the students the ability to improve their learning skills dealing with innovation and ICT Law Issue.
Expected learning outcomes
The Course aims to give the students:
- Full knowledge of the main legal issues related to new technologies and their development in developing Countries and in the smart cities/metropolitan digital areas.
- Useful technical knowledge to correctly interpret the political and social framework involving computer science or new technologies in Developing Countries.
- Familiarity with reference to technical terms or innovative institutions.
- Detection capability of the correct rule to apply to any technical issue, and refinement of independent evaluation.
- Ability to analyze the legal framework of various Countries with regard to technological and digital divide.
- Ability to present the knowledge gained with language properties and clarity.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
1) Surveillance and Security
2) Drones
3) Use of robotic systems in the public services
4) Automated job
5) Machine learning
6) Artificial intelligence
7) Smartphones and radical technologies
8) Internet of things
9) Cryptocurrencies
10) Smart Cities
11) Electronic voting
12) E-democracy
13) Human rights
14) Open source and free software
15) Connectivity and the role of the cities
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Ziccardi Giovanni