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Information & Communication Technologies

Future Internet and Society

What is it about?

Internet presents a formidable challenge to the research community, as for the understanding of its different (and deeply inter-related) technological and non-technological aspects. The emerging Internet networks, services and applications have broad implications at societal, economic and environmental levels (e.g. as for sustainability, privacy, openness, neutrality, competition, new market opportunities and social values) which are crucial for the future society.

In this context, FIRE has several actions oriented at better understanding the societal implications and the possible social drivers for the Future Internet:

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