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Simone van der Hof

Prof. S. van der Hof, Professor of Law and Information Society at Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Law
Simone van der Hof

Simone’s particular academic interest is in the fields of online privacy, data protection and privacy statements, digital identities, digital child rights, regulation of online child safety, and empowerment of individuals through technology. She is currently leading a four-year multidisciplinary project titled ‘Empowering and protecting children and adolescents against cyber-bullying’, commissioned by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) in collaboration with Amsterdam University and Delft University. Moreover, she is involved in the European projects CONSENT (privacy policies and social media) and DYNAMIC IDENTITY (children and online identities). At Leiden Law School, she coordinates and teaches the LLC course ‘Law and IT in Europe’ and the course ‘Regulating online child safety’ in the youth law master that kicked off in September 2012.

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