A21 – Cyberspace Law: Between a reactive and a proactive approach of law

Date : Monday, January 28, 2013

Time : 17h45-19h00

Hosted by : Philippe Van LINTHOUT (Juge auprès du Tribunal de Première Instance de Malines, en Belgique)

It is sometimes difficult for the law to take into account the emergence of new societal and technological realities. Should the law be constantly adapted to new threats, involving the risk of legal instability? On the contrary, should the law focus on a comprehensive approach, irrespective of technological developments? A look at the current situation, 15 years after the Godfrain Act.