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Eleni Kosta is full Professor of Technology Law and Human Rights at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT, Tilburg University, the Netherlands). Eleni is conducting research on human rights with a focus on privacy and data protection, specialising in electronic communications and new technologies. She has been involved in numerous EU research projects. In 2014 Eleni was awarded a personal research grant for research on privacy and surveillance by the Dutch Research Organisation (VENI/NWO). She is member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch digital rights organisation, Bits of Freedom, and an observer to the Europol Financial Intelligence Public Private Partnership (EFIPPP). She is a member of editorial boards of academic journals (EDPL, IRLCT etc.) and conferences and workshops scientific and organising committees  (CPDP, ISP etc.). Eleni also collaborates as associate with timelex (www.timelex.eu).

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Recent publications

  1. A divided European data protection framework - A critical reflection …

    Kosta, E. (2022). A divided European data protection framework: A critical reflection on the choices of the European legislator post-Lisbon. In E. Kosta, & R. Leenes (Eds.), Research handbook on EU data protection law Edgar Elger Publishing Ltd..
  2. Research handbook on EU data protection law

    Kosta, E., Leenes, R., & Kamara, I. (Eds.) (Accepted/In press). Research handbook on EU data protection law. (1 ed.) (Research Handbooks in European Law). Edgar Elger Publishing Ltd. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/research-handbook-on-eu-data-protection-law-9781800371675.html
  3. Report on the implications for data protection of mechanisms for inte…

    Kosta, E. (2021). Report on the implications for data protection of mechanisms for inter-state exchanges of data for anti-money laundering/countering financing of terrorism, and tax purposes. https://rm.coe.int/t-pd-2021-4rev-inter-state-exchanges-of-data-for-tax-purposes-and-cml-/1680a3ed30
  4. Algorithmic state surveillance - Challenging the notion of agency in …

    Kosta, E. (2020). Algorithmic state surveillance: Challenging the notion of agency in human rights. Regulation & Governance.
  5. Government access to user data - Towards more meaningful transparency…

    Kosta, E., & Brewczyńska, M. (2019). Government access to user data: Towards more meaningful transparency reports. In R. Ballardini, P. Kuoppamäki, & O. Pitkänen (Eds.), Regulating industrial internet through IPR, data protection and competition law (pp. 253-274). KLUWER LAW INT.

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