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Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
4
ECTS credits
Delivered at:
Department of Civil and Entrepreneurial Law (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (Perm))
Course type:
Elective course
When:
4 year, 1 module

Instructor


Krasilnikova, Nika

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The discipline "Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms" is associated with the study of the relationship between law and technology through analysis of US law in comparison with the laws of different countries of the world, especially the European Union. The course highlights the problems of technology development in such areas of legal regulation as information and intellectual law.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • the study of the relationship between law and technology through analysis of US law in comparison with the laws of different countries of the world, especially the European Union. The course highlights the problems of technology development in such areas of legal regulation as information and intellectual property law.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Knows the main stages of technology development, which led to the advent of personal computers.
  • Analyzes antitrust disputes against Microsoft.
  • Focuses on how regulatory regulation has influenced the development of Internet search technologies, in particular, Google .
  • Understands the impact of regulatory and judicial practice on the development of mobile platforms.
  • Analyzes how normative regulation has influenced the creation of non-discriminatory conditions for the development of the Internet.
  • Knows the main stages in the development of regulatory regulation, which influenced the development of technology and the music sphere.
  • Knows the main stages of the development of information and communication legislation.
  • Understands the existing legal problems in the field of digitalization and distribution of electronic books.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Section 1. General part.
    Theme 1. Microsoft: The Desktop vs. The Internet. Theme 2. Google Emerges (and the World Responds). Theme 3. Smartphones. Theme 4. Nondiscrimination and Network Neutrality.
  • Section 2. Special part.
    Theme 5. The Day the Music Died? Theme 6. Video: Listening and Watching. Theme 7. The Mediated Book.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking independent work (online-course grade)
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 module)
    0.5 * Exam + 0.5 * independent work (online-course grade)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • 10 things you need to know about successful companies in a digital world: Why Apple, Google, Amazon & Facebook will dominate the future! (2017). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsnar&AN=edsnar.oai.tilburguniversity.edu.publications.38e34e9b.f393.4184.a171.9f784340d26a

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Aćimović, S., & Stajić, N. (2019). Digital Supply Chain: Leading Technologies and Their Impact on Industry 4.0. Proceedings of International Scientific Conference Business Logistics in Modern Management, 75–90. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=bsu&AN=139446790
  • Amateur Media and Participatory Culture: Film, Video and Digital Media. (2019). Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsnar&AN=edsnar.oai.pure.rug.nl.publications.280f07b1.73d6.49a8.a95c.858b51156d48
  • Barisione, M., & Michailidou, A. (2017). Social Media and European Politics : Rethinking Power and Legitimacy in the Digital Era. London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1362963