Pierluigi Perri

Pierluigi Perri is a lawyer and researcher at the University of Milan, where he teaches “Legal IT skills” and “Information security, privacy and protection of sensitive data”. At the same University, where he is also Data Protection Officer, he coordinates the postgraduate course in Data protection and data governance. 

His scientific and professional interests concern privacy, information security, artificial intelligence, cyber crimes, digital investigations and cloud computing.

A PhD in “Computer Science Law and Legal Informatics at the University of Bologna”, he was Non-Residential Fellow of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford University, Visiting Researcher in the Corporate and Legal Affairs Department of Microsoft Inc. at Redmond and Visiting Postdoctoral Associate at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.

He was also an expert at the Cybercrime Committee of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg and a member of the Expert Committee on “Human Rights Dimensions of automated data processing and different forms of artificial intelligence” and co-rapporteur of the Recommendation “Addressing the impacts of Algorithms on Human Rights”.

Author of two monographs on data security and data protection (“Data Protection and New Technologies: National, European and US Aspects” and “Privacy, Law and Cyber Security”) and a monograph on surveillance (“Electronic Surveillance, Fundamental Rights and Technological Evolution”), as well as numerous scientific contributions on IT law and information security, he is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Information Society Law Center of the University of Milan and Deputy Editor of the scientific journal “Cyberspace and Law”.

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