Nicolo Zingales

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Nicolo Zingales is a Lecturer at Sussex Law School, where he teaches antitrust, privacy and Internet law. His research cuts across various areas of law and tech, including the intersections of antitrust with intellectual property and data protection rules, liability and responsibility of internet intermediaries, and automated enforcement/adjudication. One of his current projects is the development of a machine-readable rating system measuring the protection of privacy, freedom of expression and due process offered by online intermediaries. He is director of research at Citizentrust, editor of Medialaws, co-founder and coordinator of the Internet Governance Forum’s Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility, and non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network

He joined Sussex from Tilburg Law School, where he was Assistant Professor and where he maintains affiliations as research associate (with the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society) and extramural fellow (with the Tilburg Law and Economics Center). He previously held research appointments at the law schools of the Fundação Getulio Vargas, the Graduate Institute of Geneva, New York University and Harvard University. He was also a Google Policy Fellow at Research ICT Africa, a consultant on Internet freedom for APC and CIPESA, and a trainee at the European Commission and the European Court of Justice.  He holds a JD from the University of Bologna and a PhD in international law and economics from Bocconi University.