Dr Janet Hui Xue currently works for Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. She is particularly interested in Data Protection of Consumer. Her research tackles complex regulatory issues with an aim to find new models of regulation and governance for emerging technologies to balance conflicts of interest between different parties. Her work has a strong interdisciplinary component; in particular, she applies a socio-legal approach to comparative studies of the regulatory models in different countries. Her most recent research has examined the multiple levels of regulatory risks to the national jurisdictions of leading digital economies including challenges raised by cross-border data flows. Her research has appeared in important peer-reviewed journals and she has presented at international conferences in Oxford, London, Dublin, and Beijing. She is currently preparing her monograph “Regulation of Personal Data on Social Networking Sites: A Comparative Study of the UK and China”.