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Prof. Dr. 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 obtained her law degree at the University of Athens (Greece) and a Masters degree in Public Law at the same University. She then completed an LL.M. in legal informatics at the University of Hannover (Germany) and in 2011 she was awarded the title of Doctor of Laws at the KU Leuven (Belgium) with a thesis on consent in data protection. Eleni is conducting research on privacy and data protection, specialising in electronic communications and new technologies. She has been involved in numerous EU research projects and is teaching "Capita Selecta Privacy and Data Protection" at the LLM Law & Technology. In 2014 Eleni was awarded a personal research grant for research on privacy and surveillance by the Dutch Research Organisation (VENI/NWO). Eleni also collaborates as associate with timelex (www.timelex.eu)

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Recent publications

  1. Privacy and identity management. Fairness, accountability, and transp…

    Kosta, E., Pierson, J., Slamanig, D., Fischer-Hübner, S., & Krenn, S. (Eds.) (2019). Privacy and identity management. Fairness, accountability, and transparency in the age of big data: 13th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.6/SIG 9.2.2 International Summer School, Vienna, Austria, August 20-24, 2018, revised selected papers. (IFIP AICT Tutorials; Vol. 547). Springer International.
  2. Privacy and identity management. The smart evolution

    Hansen, M., Kosta, E., Nai-Fovino, I., & Fischer-Hübner, S. (Eds.) (2018). Privacy and identity management. The smart evolution: 12th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.5, 9.6/11.7, 11.6/SIG 9.2.2 International Summer School, Ispra, Italy, September 4-8, 2017, revised selected papers. (IFIP AICT Tutorials; Vol. 526). Springer International.
  3. Looking for some light through the lens of “cryptowar” history

    Koops, B-J., & Kosta, E. (2018). Looking for some light through the lens of “cryptowar” history: Policy options for law enforcement authorities against “going dark”. Computer Law and Security Review, 34(4), 890-900.
  4. SSHD v Watson & Ors: A “thin” nail on the coffin of UK data retention…

    Kosta, E., (2018). SSHD v Watson & Ors: A “thin” nail on the coffin of UK data retention legislation: Case note on Secretary of State for the Home Department v Watson and Others [2018] EWCA Civ 70, 5 p., (European Data Protection Law Review; Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 520-524).
  5. The retention of communications data in Europe and the UK

    Kosta, E. (2018). The retention of communications data in Europe and the UK. In L. Edwards (Ed.), Law, policy and the internet (pp. 193-212). Hart Publishing.

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