E9. Legal issues in information and digital media management

Instructor: Lilian Mitrou

Elective, Teaching Period C, ECTS:3


  • Privacy and Personal data/Information
  • Personal data governance and data protection
  • Protection of Informational privacy : regulatory aspects
  • Scientific research and protection of personal data with focus on historical/ social research
  • Right to be forgotten v. right to (access) to information
  • Legal and regulatory issues with regard to open data.
  • Intellectual property – Protection of intellectual property rights in Internet/ with regard to artificial intelligence

Target Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course the students are expected to:

  1. To gain an overview of the legal and institutional issues which pertain to information and digital media management.
  2. To gain knowledge and understanding of the regulatory context, main rules and principles with focus on (personal) data protection and intellectual property rights with  regard to the use of use new technologies.




  • Λ. Μήτρου, Γενικός Κανονισμός Προστασίας Δεδομένων, Αθήνα 2017
  • L. Mitrou, Τhe General Data Protection Regulation: A  Law for the Digital Age? σε T. Synodinou et al. (Eds), EU Internet Law, Regulation and Enforcement, Springer 2017, pp. 19-57
  • Α. Βόρρας, Λ. Μήτρου, Τεχνητή νοημοσύνη και προσωπικά δεδομένα – Μία θεώρηση υπό το πρίσμα του Γενικού Κανονισμού Προστασίας Δεδομένων, ΔΙΜΕΕ 4/2018, σελ. 460-466
  • Λ. Μήτρου, Το κανονιστικό κέλυφος του ιδιωτικού – Ο ιδιωτικός βίος και το δικαίωμα πληροφόρησης, σε Εταιρεία Σπουδών Νεοελληνικού Πολιτισμού και Γενικής Παιδείας, Περιπέτειες του ιδιωτικού στη μεταπολιτευτική Ελλάδα, Αθήνα 2019, σελ. 125-146
  • Λ. Μήτρου, Το δικαίωμα στη λήθη στον Γενικό Κανονισμό Προστασίας Δεδομένων: μία απόπειρα οριοθέτησης, σε ΚΔΕΟΔ/Β. Τζώρτζη (επιμ.), Προστασία των δεδομένων προσωπικού χαρακτήρα, Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη  2018, σελ. 35-58
  • EPRS | European Parliamentary Research Service, How the General Data Protection Regulation changes the rules for scientific research, July 2019
  • Daniel Gervais, Is Intellectual Property Law Ready for Artificial Intelligence?, GRUR International, Volume 69, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages 117–118, https://doi.org/10.1093/grurint/ikz025
  • R. Dekker. Social data: CESSDA best practices. Data Intelligence 2(2020), 220–229. doi: 10.1162/dint_a_00044
  • Senftleben, Martin, Bermuda Triangle – Licensing, Filtering and Privileging User-Generated Content Under the New Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (April 4, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3367219
  • Montagnani, Maria Lillà and Trapova, Alina, New Obligations for Internet Intermediaries in the Digital Single Market — Safe Harbors in Turmoil? (January 1, 2019). Journal of Internet Law, Jan 2019, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p3-11. 9p.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3361073
  • Quintais, João and Frosio, Giancarlo and Gompel, Stef van and Hugenholtz, P. Bernt and Husovec, Martin and Jütte, Bernd Justin and Senftleben, Martin, Safeguarding User Freedoms in Implementing Article 17 of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive: Recommendations From European Academics (November 11, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3484968
  • Guadamuz, Andres, Do Androids Dream of Electric Copyright? Comparative Analysis of Originality in Artificial Intelligence Generated Works (June 5, 2017). Intellectual Property Quarterly, 2017 (2). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2981304

Teaching Language: Greek