“If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.”
(John Stuart Mill, On Liberty)
Teaching Course 2021/2022
Freedom of expression, digital rights, democracy (2 ECTS/CFU)
The course aims to provide students with basic knowledge on the freedom of expression on the web and, in particular, on “social media”. The focus of the course will be on threats to civil liberties, and in particular, freedom of expression, in the online context. These topics will be discussed by speakers working in politics, representatives of social platforms and legal scholars.
The course will take place on the Microsoft Teams platform (to participate follow this link). The seminars will be held in Italian.