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Nicolas Suzor

Areas of Expertise
Copyright and Intellectual Property
Cybersecurity and Cybercrime
Freedom of Expression
Media and Internet Regulation
Countries / Regions
Profile title
Principal Research Fellow, QUT School of Law
QUT School of Law
Description profile

Nicolas Suzor researches the regulation of networked society. He is a Professor at the Law School at Queensland University of Technology, and one of the leaders of QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre. He is also a Chief Investigator of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society. His research examines the governance of the internet and social networks, the regulation of automated systems, digital copyright, and knowledge commons. Nic is a member of the Oversight Board, an independent organisation that hears appeals and makes binding decisions about what content Facebook and Instagram should allow or remove, based on international human rights norms. He is the author of Lawless: the secret rules that govern our digital lives (Cambridge, 2019).



[2017] NSWSC 1300 (28 September 2017)

X v. Twitter

This case arose because an Internet troll used a series of Twitter accounts to attack and disclose financial information about the unidentified...