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Elettra Bietti is a second year S.J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School, where her principal supervisor is Professor Yochai Benkler.

Her research is on platform power understood through a moral and political philosophy lens. Her interests span widely into digital rights, intellectual property and antitrust, data protection and AI. She is currently focusing on the role of consent as a justificatory tool for online practices, on constitutional aspects of fake news and on the regulation of mergers and acquisitions in the third party tracking sector.

Prior to starting her doctorate, Elettra was a lawyer at a magic circle firm in London and Brussels, focusing on intellectual property disputes, EU and antitrust law. Recently she also worked for an LA-based company in film distribution and sales and volunteered for Privacy International. Elettra is qualified to practice law in New York, USA, and England and Wales, UK.


Community

Locked-in Data Production

Elettra Bietti on User-Dignity and Capture in the Platform Economy

May 13, 2019

Acquisitions in the third party tracking industry

competition and data protection aspects

A role for antitrust authorities in the third party tracking industry

Oct 18, 2018

Data is power: Towards additional guidance on profiling and automated decision-making in the GDPR

In this article, the authors propose suggestions to contribute to the development of guidelines which provide the strongest protections for data subjects.

Nov 15, 2017

Events

May 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

IGNITE Talks at BKC

Featuring members of the BKC Community

PODCAST & VIDEO: Berkman Klein community members will share their research, passions, and musings in 5 minute Ignite talks. These topics may range from misinformation online to… More

Apr 9, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Constitutionalizing Speech Platforms

Featuring Kate Klonick and Thomas Kadri with members of the BKC community

PODCAST & VIDEO: We're never going to get a global set of norms for online speech but do the platforms pick our global values and constitutionalize them? Something to tie them to… More