International Review of Law, Computers & Technology Submissions Welcome: New and Upcoming Legal Challenges of Social Media Special Issue

International Review of Law, Computers & Technology

The International Review of Law, Computers & Technology (IRLCT) and the Guest Editors Edina Harbinja and Jef Ausloos invite you to submit to the upcoming special issue “New and upcoming legal challenges of social media”. This issue publishing late 2018 invites submissions that investigate legal, regulatory, and policy issues relating to social media.
This special issue will provide high-quality scholarly insights into present and future legal challenges in the context of social media, focusing particularly on innovative topics and perspectives in the discourse. The journal welcomes legal scholars from different fields to submit papers. Cross-disciplinary and collaborative work is strongly encouraged. Policy notes are also welcome with insights from an international group of practitioners, industry, or civil society.


Submissions are welcomed that present insights into (but not limited to) the following topics:

  • Social media and new privacy and data protection challenges;
  • IP and social media;
  • Regulation, policy, technology and the development of social media;
  • Social media, political discourse and law;
  • Crime and social media;
  • Algorithms, AI and social media;
  • Virtual reality, social media and law;
  • Internet of Things and social media;
  • Competition law/platform monopolies and social media;
  • Application of fundamental human rights on social media;
  • Surveillance/Information Capitalism and social media.

Submission Details:

Submit via the following link: by November 1, 2017.

Submissions will be subject to double-blind peer-review and articles of up to 10,000 words will be considered. Authors should follow the manuscript preparations guidance.

Need to discuss your proposed article with the Guest Editors?
Please contact Edina Harbinja or Jef Ausloos.