Bio

Prof.dr. Bert-Jaap Koops is Professor of Regulation & Technology at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), the Netherlands. His main research fields are cybercrime, cyber-investigation, privacy, and data protection. He is also interested in topics such as DNA forensics, identity, digital constitutional rights, ‘code as law’, and regulatory implications of human enhancement, genetics, robotics, and neuroscience. With a personal postdoc (1999), VIDI (2003) and VICI (2014) grant, Koops is one of the few Dutch researchers who received all three stages of NWO’s (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) personal research-grant scheme. From 2005-2010, he was a member of De Jonge Akademie, a young-researcher branch of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. In the 2016/2017 academic year, he was Distinguished Lorentz Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS).

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Recent publications

  1. The concept of function creep

    Koops, B-J. (2021). The concept of function creep. Law, Innovation and Technology, 13(1), 29-56.
  2. The ethics of inattention - Revitalising civil inattention as a priva…

    Sharon, T., & Koops, B-J. (2021). The ethics of inattention: Revitalising civil inattention as a privacy-protecting mechanism in public spaces. Ethics and Information Technology, 1-13.
  3. Naar een strafvordering 2030 and beyond

    Stevens, L., & Koops, B-J. (2021). Naar een strafvordering 2030 and beyond. In T. Kooijmans, J. Ouwerkerk, C. Rijken, & J. Simmelink (Eds.), Op zoek naar evenwicht: Liber amicorum Marc Groenhuijsen (pp. 701-713). Wolters Kluwer.
  4. Spioneren met hobbydrones en andere technologieën door burgers - Een …

    Galič, M., Noorman, M., van der Sloot, B., Koops, B-J., Cuijpers, C., Gellert, R., Keymolen, E., & van Delden, T. (2020). Spioneren met hobbydrones en andere technologieën door burgers: Een verkenning van de privacyrisico’s en reguleringsmogelijkheden. TILT-Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society. https://www.wodc.nl/onderzoeksdatabase/3063-waarborgen-tegen-privacyrisicoes-hobbydrones-en-spionageproducten.aspx
  5. Offering 'home' protection to private digital storage spaces

    Hoepman, J-H., & Koops, B-J. (2020). Offering 'home' protection to private digital storage spaces. SCRIPTed, 17(2), 359-388.

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