Giovanni Battista Gallus

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Giovanni Battista Gallus is a lawyer specialized 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). Member of the Bar of Cagliari since 1996, admitted to the Supreme Court since 2009, Data Protection Officer for several entities, he is a fellow of the Department “Informatica Giuridica” at the University of Milan and a teaching on several post-graduate courses and at the “Master DPO” organized by the Politecnico. 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 IT law experts in Italy, member of the Advisory board of the Drone Observatory of the Politecnico Milano, and of the Privacy Committee of the Italian Foundation for legal innovation (“Fondazione Italiana per l’Innovazione forense”).

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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...