Ethics and Sovereignity of Digital Infrastructures

Year:
1st year
Semester:
S2
Programme main editor:
(I2CAT)
Onsite in:
Remote:
ECTS range:
3 ECTS

Professors

Prerequisites:

Bachelor networking and operating systems or computer architecture background.

Pedagogical objectives:

The goal of this module is to raise awareness of technical and juridical issues related to digital infrastructure sovereignty, including running regulations and standards at national, European and international levels.

Evaluation modalities:

lab reports, project and final exam.

Description:

The course will have an overview of key aspects related to digital infrastructure sovereignty:

  • open-source software development and licensing practices ;
  • data traffic routing and Internet policy.
  • computing system decentralization, applications of blockchain and distributed digital ledgers.
  • infrastructure isolation and autonomous operation technologies and obstacles.
  • access control and data privacy European and international regulations and law.
  • Use-cases: GAIA-X Data Clearinghouse, CNIL data privacy surveillance and enforcement.
  • Seminars from European cloud and network operators on running policies.

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Required teaching material

Slides and exercices will be shared in the moodle of the module.

Teaching volume:
lessons:
14 hours
Exercices:
Supervised lab:
8 hours
Project:
8 hours

Devices:

  • Laboratory-Based Course Structure
  • Open-Source Software Requirements