Arno R. Lodder is a professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Centre for Law and Internet. He also acts as Of Counsel at SOLV lawyers, a reputed ICT law firm in the Netherlands, and he is a member of AMSEC, the Amsterdam Cyber Security Center, that brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to study all aspects of cyber security.
In his research and lecturing he focuses on topics related to law and internet, such as liability, contracting, security, privacy, freedom of speech, cybercrime; and phenomena related to big data, social media, cyberwar, internet of things, smart devices and apps.
Ioana Bratu is a Ph.D. candidate at the Centre for Law and Internet at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She has previously worked as a corporate lawyer for international law firms and as an entrepreneur, being founder of her boutique law firm. She holds an Executive MBA degree from Vienna University of Economics and Business. Ioana's research interests encompass liability of artificial intelligence and the connection between artificial intelligence and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically, how artificial intelligence can ensure community well-being. She has a particular interest in how artificial intelligence can increase the quality of life for individuals affected by mental health disorders.
Tina van der Linden is an assistant professor in Law, Ethics and Technology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Centre for Law and Internet. She now teaches courses on Robot, AI and Law, and on the legal challenges of the use of Blockchain technology. She has been involved in the field of IT law ever since the mid-eighties of the previous century. She successfully defended her PhD on the theoretical assumptions underlying legal expert systems in 1994. In her lectures and research she covers a broad range of topics in Technology Law, including, among others, data protection, privacy, freedom of expression, e-commerce, cybercrime, the position of intermediaries in internet communication, algorithmic decision making, self driving cars, care robots and sex robots. She has been and is involved in the supervision of various PhD students.