This is a personal blog. I am currently a full-time research fellow at NYU’s Information Law Institute. I am interested in information law and policy, with a focus on freedom of expression and privacy online.
Before that I used to work as a senior legal researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam (personal webpage) where I received a PhD in 2012 for my thesis on search engines and freedom of expression. In addition, I serve as the chair of the Board of Directors at Bits of Freedom, the Dutch digital civil rights movement, which is part of European Digital Rights (EDRI). I have an academic background in Mathematics (M.Sc. , 2002) and Law (LL.M. , 2006, PhD 2012).
All comments are welcome! (jvh3 AT nyu.edu)
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