Biography

Giovanni De Gregorio is PhD Student in Public Law at University of Milano-Bicocca and Academic Fellow at Bocconi University. His research activities focus on Constitutional law, information technology law, privacy and data protection law. He graduated in Law at Bocconi University discussing his thesis on the European Digital Single Market Strategy in view of Internet governance theories.

His PhD thesis aims to investigate how constitutionalism is evolving in the era of artificial intelligence. He has collaborated as legal researcher with the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), and with the ‘Global Freedom of Expression’ program of Columbia University. He is also member of the editorial board of MediaLaws Review.

Among his recent publications: (With O. Pollicino), ‘A Constitutional-Driven Change of Heart. ISP Liability, AI and the Digital Single Market’ in G. Ziccardi Capaldo (ed.), The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018 (Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2019); ‘From Constitutional Freedoms to Powers: The Law of the Platforms’ (2019) European Journal of Legal Studies, forthcoming; ‘Expressions on Platforms. Freedom of Expression and ISP Liability in the Framework of the European Digital Single Market’ (2018) 3(2) European Competition and Regulatory Law Review 203.

During his stay at CSLS, he will work on the ConflictNet project under the supervision of Nicole Stremlau. His research will focus on Internet shutdowns and social media governance in Africa.

Research projects