Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius
Dr. Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius is a researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include profiling, privacy, data protection, freedom of expression, and discrimination. He has published widely on these topics. He has presented at many conferences, and at the Dutch and the European parliaments.
He obtained his Research Master’s degree in Information Law at IViR, and studied for one semester at Hong Kong University. He also spent a semester at New York University for research.
His book ‘Improving privacy protection in the area of behavioural targeting’ was published in 2015. He is a member of the Meijers Committee, an independent group of experts in the field of European law, and a member of the board of editors of the European Data Protection Law Review and the Dutch journal Computer Law. Currently, Frederik is working on the interdisciplinary Personalised Communication project, a joint initiative of the Institute for Information Law and the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR).
1 January 2018 Frederik starts a 2-year Marie Curie fellowship at the interdisciplinary Research Group on Law Science Technology & Society (LSTS), of the Free University Brussels (VUB). There he focuses on machine learning and automated profiling, and the risks of unfair and illegal discrimination in that context.