Department of Infocommunication Law

Department of Infocommunication Law

The Infocommunication Law Department is a centre for teaching and research the wide variety of the legal aspects of the information society and digital economy.

During the two semesters long compulsory classes the students learn about robolaw, cyberlaw, regulatory challenges of technologies, electronic communication law, data protection law, e-commerce law, e-governance, and media law. The Infocommunication Law Department’s course ‘EU ICT Law’ in English designed for ERASMUS students and gives insight into the European regulation of electronic communication law, copyright law, e-commerce law, data protection law and media law.

The Department is supervising the Faculty’s doctoral program on market- and technology regulation.

The Department is the hub of researching on the field of robolaw, cyberlaw and technology law. We published various papers on the following topics:

  • regulatory challenges of technologies
  • regulation of robots and AI (including self-driving cars)
  • cybersecurity
  • freedom of speech in the Internet
  • legal aspects of cloud
  • regulation of sharing economy
  • consumer protection in the digital area
  • competition law aspects of technologies
  • cybercrime

 

Head of Department

Department of Infocommunication Law András Tóth PhD (1979) has been the vice-president of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) and Chairman of the Competition Council since 2010. He previously worked at White & Case LLP, a leading international law firm’s offices in Brussels and Budapest, focusing on competition law, telecommunication/media law and white collar investigations. Dr. Tóth is an associate professor and head of the ICT Law Department at Károli University in Budapest where he teaches competition law, public procedural law and telecommunication law. He is a member of the editorial board of the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) published by Lexxion in Berlin and editor in chief of the Hungarian Competition Authority’s journal, the ‘Competition Mirror’.

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