Brussels / 1 & 2 February 2020


Giovanni Battista Gallus

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Lawyer, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, freesoftware advocate, Former President of @CircoloGT, Nexa Fellow. ITLaw, privacy, security & drones.

Copyright, Criminal, Data Protection/Privacy and IT law are his main areas of expertise. In the last years, he is devoting a significant part of his practice to the legal aspects of UAVs (drones) After a cum laude degree in Law in Italy, he moves to Great Britain for the Master of Laws in Maritime Law e Information Technology Law at the University College London - UCL. Afterwhile, he earns a PhD. In 2009 he obtains the European Certificate on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence (ECCE). He is ISO 27001:2013 Certified Lead Auditor (Information Security Management System). Member of the Bar of Cagliari since 1996, admitted to the Supreme Court since 2009, Data Protection Officer, he is a fellow of the Department "Informatica Giuridica" at the Università Statale of Milan where he teaches in the Post-Graduate Course in Digital Forensics and cybercrime. He also teaches at the Master for Data Protection Officers, organized by the Politecnico of Milan. Fellow of the Nexa Center on Internet and Society and of the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights. Author of several publications on the above mentioned areas and speaker at the main national and international congresses, he sides his legal profession an intense teaching activity, mainly in the field of copyright, Free/Open Source Software, data protection, IT security, digital forensics and drones.



Title Day Room Track Start End
DEBATE: Should FOSS licenses be enforced at all?
What means are acceptable if so?
Saturday UA2.220 (Guillissen) Legal and Policy Issues 11:00 11:50