Giovanni Battista Gallus


Giovanni Battista Gallus is a lawyer specialised in the fields of Copyright, Criminal, Data Protection/Privacy, IT and New Technologies law including that relating to the use of drones. After a cum laude degree in Law in Italy, he moved to Great Britain for the Master of Laws in Maritime Law and Information Technology Law at the University College London. He then earned a PhD. In 2009 he obtained the European Certificate on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence (ECCE). He is ISO 27001:2005 Certified Lead Auditor (Information Security Management System). Member of the Bar of Cagliari since 1996, admitted to the Supreme Court since 2009, he is a fellow of the Department “Informatica Giuridica” at the University of Milan and a teacher on the post-graduate course in Digital Forensics, Privacy, Cloud e Cyber Warfare. A Fellow of the Nexa Center on Internet and Society and of the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights, he is the author of several publications on the above-mentioned areas and speaker at the main national and international congresses. In addition to his legal work he is involved in an intense teaching activity, mainly in the field of copyright, Free/Open Source Software, data protection, IT security and digital forensics. He is former president of the Circolo dei Giuristi Telematici, the first initiative to gather together IT law experts in Italy, and a member of the executive committee of ANORC, Associazione Nazionale per Operatori e Responsabili della Conservazione Digitale (Association of Digital Archivists).

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Events in past editions
#IJF15 / 18 april 2015

Drones for journalism

Drones for journalism and general use: privacy issues vs freedom of information and of the press. The viewpoint allowed by drones, especially for journalistic purposes, is so disruptive that Lev Gr...