Lilian Edwards

University of Newcastle - Law School

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Slave to the Algorithm? Why a 'Right to an Explanation' Is Probably Not the Remedy You Are Looking For

16 Duke Law & Technology Review 18 (2017)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2017
Lilian Edwards and Michael Veale
University of Newcastle - Law School and University College London, Faculty of Laws
Downloads 5,446 (1,654)
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algorithms, machine learning, GDPR, data protection, data mining, KDD, explanations, right to an explanation, computer science, IoT, transparency

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Data Control and Social Networking: Irreconcilable Ideas?

HARBORING DATA: INFORMATION SECURITY, LAW AND THE CORPORATION, A. Matwyshyn, ed., Stanford University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Lilian Edwards and Ian Brown
University of Newcastle - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,568 (6,013)

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privacy, social networking, data protection

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Information Security and Cybercrime

LAW AND THE INTERNET, 3rd Ed., L. Edwards, C. Waelde, eds., Oxford: Hart, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
Ian Brown, Lilian Edwards and Christopher Marsden
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Newcastle - Law School and University of Sussex Law School
Downloads 2,457 (6,487)
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data breaches, privacy, security, denial of service, botnets, malware, Computer Misuse Act, Cybercrime Convention

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Privacy, Security and Data Protection in Smart Cities: A Critical EU Law Perspective

European Data Protection Law Review (Lexxion), 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jan 2016
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 2,380 (6,834)
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privacy, law, data protection, smart cities, Internet of Things, big data, consent, privacy by design, HCI, privacy impact assessment

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Pornography, Censorship and the Internet

LAW AND THE INTERNET, L. Edwards & C. Waelde, eds., Hart Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 1,558 (13,546)
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Internet filtering, censorship, ISPs , speech impact assessment, IWF, child pornography, illegal content, Europe, UK, law

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Enslaving the Algorithm: From a ‘Right to an Explanation’ to a ‘Right to Better Decisions’?

IEEE Security & Privacy (2018) 16(3), pp. 46-54, DOI: 10.1109/MSP.2018.2701152
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2018
Lilian Edwards and Michael Veale
University of Newcastle - Law School and University College London, Faculty of Laws
Downloads 1,487 (14,583)
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GDPR, Data Protection, Right to an Explanation, Right to Explanation, Algorithmic Accountability, Automated Decision-Making, Automated Decisions, General Data Protection Regulation, Council of Europe, Convention 108, CoE 108, Transparency, Judicial Review, Black Boxes, Machine Learning

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Data Protection: Enter the General Data Protection Regulation

Forthcoming in L Edwards ed Law, Policy and the Internet (Hart Publishing, 2018)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 1,420 (15,716)
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law; data protection; privacy; GDPR; UK; right to an explanation; right to be forgotten

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Online Intermediaries and Copyright Liability

WIPO Workshop Keynote Paper, Geneva, April 2005
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Charlotte Waelde and Lilian Edwards
University of Exeter - School of Law and University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 1,170 (21,075)

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online intermediaries, copyright infringement

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Privacy in Public Spaces: What Expectations of Privacy Do We Have in Social Media Intelligence?

International Journal of Law and Information Technology (Autumn 2016) 24 (3), 279-310
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Lilian Edwards and Lachlan Urquhart
University of Newcastle - Law School and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Downloads 963 (27,973)

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privacy in public; law and regulation; social media and open source intelligence; big data; predictive policing

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Privacy, Law, Code and Social Networking Sites

Research Handbook On Governance Of The Internet, Ian Brown, Edited by Ian Brown, University of Oxford, UK, March 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jan 2013
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 837 (34,096)
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privacy, data protection, social networks, EU law, Facebook, contract, code,law, childrens' privacy

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Consumer Privacy Law 2: Data Collection, Profiling and Targeting

LAW AND THE INTERNET, L. Edwards & C. Waelde, eds., Hart Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Jordan S. Hatcher and Lilian Edwards
jordanhatcher.com and University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 830 (34,488)

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internet, targeted marketing, gmail, adwords, phorm, profiling, RFID, GPS

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'What Happens to My Facebook Profile When I Die?' : Legal Issues Around Transmission of Digital Assets on Death

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Lilian Edwards and Edina Harbinja
University of Newcastle - Law School and Aston University
Downloads 698 (43,729)
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digital assets, death, digital property, facebook, social media profiles, privacy, post mortem privacy, yahoo, email ownership, virtual property

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Employee Surveillance: The Road to Surveillance is Paved with Good Intentions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Lilian Edwards, Laura Martin and Tristan Henderson
University of Newcastle - Law School, Strathclyde University and University of St. Andrews
Downloads 657 (47,385)
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employment law; surveillance; video; cctv; academic freedom; lecture capture

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Protecting Post-Mortem Privacy: Reconsidering the Privacy Interests of the Deceased in a Digital World

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2014
Lilian Edwards and Edina Harbinja
University of Newcastle - Law School and Aston University
Downloads 654 (47,672)
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privacy, personality rights, deceased

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Algorithms that Remember: Model Inversion Attacks and Data Protection Law

376 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 20180083, 2018, DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2018.0083
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Michael Veale, Reuben Binns and Lilian Edwards
University College London, Faculty of Laws, University of Oxford and University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 551 (59,344)
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data protection, gdpr, machine learning, model inversion, membership inference, algorithmic accountability

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Clarity, Surprises, and Further Questions in the Article 29 Working Party Draft Guidance on Automated Decision-Making and Profiling

Computer Law & Security Review 34(2) 2018, 398-404, DOI: 10.1016/j.clsr.2017.12.002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2018
Michael Veale and Lilian Edwards
University College London, Faculty of Laws and University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 551 (59,344)
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GDPR, Article 22, Profiling, Machine Learning, AI Governance, Data Governance, Right to an Explanation, Right to Explanation, Access Rights, Algorithmic Accountability, Algorithmic Bias, FATML, Article 29 Working Party, A29WP, Article 29

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The Problem with Privacy

International Review of Law Computers & Technology, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 263-294, November 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jun 2011
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 485 (69,788)
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privacy, data protection, data tax, no fault compensation, privacy harms

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Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003: Threat or Menace?

SCL Journal, October/ November 2012, Vol 23, Issue 4
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jan 2013
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 483 (69,991)

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social media, freedom of speech, cybercrime, UK law, twitter, facebook

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Switching Off the Surveillance Society? Legal Regulation of CCTV in the UK

REASONABLE EXPECTATIONS OF PRIVACY: THE PRIVACY NETWORK, C. Prins, de Vries, et al, eds., Asser Press, 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 456 (75,059)

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CCTV, surveillance society, regulation

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What Does It Mean to ‘Solve’ the Problem of Discrimination in Hiring?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
Cardiff University, Cardiff University and University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 435 (79,381)
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hiring, employment, automated systems, hiring algorithms, fairness, bias, law, UK, mitigation

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Downloads 336 (106,824)
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online intermediaries, ISPs, liability, law, copyright, privacy, security, consumer fraud, obsenity

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E-Valuating Privacy: Law, Privacy, Code and Values

Florida Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 276 (131,862)

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law, internet, code, regulation, privacy, privacy enhancing technologies, privacy invasive technologies, Lessig

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Canning the Spam and Cutting the Cookies: Consumer Privacy On-Line and EU Regulation

THE NEW LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR E-COMMERCE IN EUROPE, L. Edwards, ed., Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 220 (165,030)

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spam, cookies, privacy, technologies

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Analysis of Recent Amendments to the EC Telecoms Package: Do They Provide a Legal Basis in Europe for 'Three Strikes and You're Out' Anti Filesharing Laws?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Simon Bradshaw and Lilian Edwards
Queen Mary University of London - Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 217 (167,074)

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EC law, intellectual property, filesharing, downloading, P2P, telecoms package, three strikes and you're out, graduated response, data retention

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From the Fantasy to the Reality: Social Media and Real Name Policies

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 May 2013
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 191 (188,065)

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social media, real names, pseudonymity, anonymity, data protection, privacy, Facebook, Google Plus

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Who Is Responsible for Data Processing in Smart Homes? Reconsidering Joint Controllership and the Household Exemption

International Data Privacy Law (2020), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2020
University of Nottingham, University of Newcastle - Law School, University of Edinburgh - School of Law and University of Nottingham
Downloads 188 (192,606)
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Internet of Things, smart home, data protection, privacy, cybersecurity, GDPR, joint controller, household exemption, accountability, responsibility

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The Scotsman, the Greek, the Mauritian Company and the Internet: Where on Earth Do Things Happen in Cyberspace?

Edinburgh Law Review, Vol. 8, pp. 99-111, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 168 (210,393)

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jurisdiction, internet, cyberspace

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The European Commission's Public Consultation on the Review of EU Copyright Rules: A Response by the CREATe Centre

European Intellectual Property Review [E.I.P.R. 2014, 36(9), pp.547-553]
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
University of Glasgow, University of Glasgow, University of Newcastle - Law School, University of Leeds, University of Edinburgh - School of Law and University of Queensland - School of Economics
Downloads 158 (221,536)
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Copyright; Disabled persons; EU law; Libraries; Remuneration; Term of protection; User-generated content

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Taking the 'Personal' Out of Personal Data: Durant v. FSA and its Impact on the Legal Regulation of CCTV

SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2004
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 145 (237,693)

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CCTV, personal data

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From Child Porn to China, in One Cleanfeed

SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 3, No. 3, September 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 May 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 136 (250,351)

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ISP, Internet, Cleanfeed, Access, Information Technology

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Twitter (R)evolution: Privacy, Free Speech and Disclosure

Proceedings of W3C, Rio, Brazil, May 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Apr 2013
Lilian Edwards and Andrea M. Matwyshyn
University of Newcastle - Law School and Penn State Law
Downloads 133 (254,706)

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The Internet and Security: Do We Need a Man with a Red Flag to Walk in Front of Computers?

SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 4, Issue 1, March 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 129 (260,633)

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internet security, cybercrime

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The Changing Shape of Cyberlaw

SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 1, Issue 3, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 110 (292,510)

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cyberlaw, law disputes

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What Constitutes Evidence for Copyright Policy?

Create Working Paper No. 1, January 2013, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-30
Number of pages: 136 Posted: 01 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2016
University of Glasgow, Bournemouth University - Business School, Nesta, University of Nottingham, School of law, University of Newcastle - Law School, University of Leeds, Intellectual Property Office (IPO), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Faculty of History and Arts, University of Illinois College of Law, Independent, Independent, University College London, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Glasgow, Bournemouth University, Independent and University of Exeter - School of Law
Downloads 103 (306,088)
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copyright, evidence, methodology

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Introduction to SCRIPT-ed Special Edition on Privacy and Technology

SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 3, Issue 4, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School
Downloads 51 (450,874)

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privacy, e-commerce, human rights, commodity

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Privacy and Data Protection 1: What is Privacy? Human Right, National Law, Global Problem

Lilian Edwards ed Law, Policy and the Internet, Hart Publishing, 2018 Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School

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law, data protection, privacy, history, internet

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Data Protection and e-Privacy: From Spam and Cookies to Big Data, Machine Learning and Profiling

Forthcoming in L Edwards ed Law, Policy and the Internet (Hart , 2018)
Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School

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law, data protection, privacy, tracking, surveillance, machine learning, profiling, spam, cookies, Internet of Things, consent, personal data containers

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Should ISPs Be Compelled to Become Copyright Cops? File-Sharing, the Music Industry and Enforcement Online

Journal of the Society for Computers and Law, Vol. 19, No. 6, 2008
Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Lilian Edwards
University of Newcastle - Law School

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filesharing, P2P, copyright, law, enforcement, ISPs, three strikes, ECHR, Europe, UK

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 1,128
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Open Letter to the European Commission - On the Importance of Preserving the Consistency and Integrity of the EU Acquis Relating to Content Monitoring within the Information Society

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Oct 2016
University of Southampton, Stockholm University, Faculty of Law, Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research, Delft University of Technology - Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, University of Tartu, KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP), European University Institute Law Department, Kozminski University, Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM), French National Center for Scientific Research, University of Angers - French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), University of Sussex, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Bocconi University - Department of Law, Independent, University of Strathclyde - School of Law, Trinity College (Dublin), University of Cambridge, London School of Economics - Law Department, EDHEC Business School, Human Rights Centre, Ghent University, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP), Ghent University - Faculty of Law, Stockholm University - Faculty of Law, University of Trento - Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Católica Global School of Law, CBS LAW, Copenhagen Business School, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun - Faculty of Law and Administration, Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Nicolaus Copernicus, Athens University of Economics and Business, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Ionian Islands, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Ionian Islands, University of Newcastle - Law School, University of Southampton and University of Copenhagen, Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR)
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Content regulation, monitoring, intermediary liability, ISP, filtering, copyright