Post-truth, fear and control information: what role for law?

Gianluigi Fioriglio

Abstract


This essay explores the connection between post-truth and fear, arguing that the latter may be used as a tool to control information and thus manipulate public opinion. Furthermore, it discusses the role of law in regulating post-truth (among others, by a better regulation of Information Society providers). Eventually, some solutions are proposed.


Keywords


Post-truth; fear; Information Society; legal philosophy

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DOI: 10.6092/issn.1974-4935/9416

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