Quality of Information, the Right to Oblivion and Digital Reputation

  • Giusella Finocchiaro
  • Annarita Ricci
Part of the Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics book series (SAPERE, volume 3)


The aim of this chapter is to focus on the quality of information from a legal point of view. The road map will be as follows: the paper will begin by clarifying the definition of quality of information from a legal point of view; it will then move on to draw a link between the quality of information and fundamental rights with particular reference to digital reputation; and finally it will introduce the time dimension and the right to oblivion.

The analysis conducted here will be a scholarly reflection based both on the European Directive and the Italian Law. It introduces an original perspective concerning three different topics: quality of information, right to oblivion and digital reputation.


Personal Data Data Protection Data Subject Digital Environment Social Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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