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Elettra Bietti is a doctoral student at Harvard Law School and an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center. Her research focuses on the legal and political economy of digital platform gatekeepers such as Facebook and Google, with an emphasis on privacy, data, algorithms, antitrust, political economy and ethics. She is joint Fellow at NYU and Cornell Tech and a Visiting Fellow at the Yale Law School Information Society Project.

Prior to her doctorate, she worked as a lawyer at a magic circle firm in London and Brussels, specializing on intellectual property disputes, EU and antitrust law. She is qualified to practice law in New York, USA, and England and Wales, UK.


Community

Galley by Columbia Journalism Review

Elettra Bietti talks antitrust with Galley by CJR

BKC affiliate joins Mathew Ingram in conversation

Oct 22, 2020
Digital Privacy News

Despite Concessions, Experts Warn $2.1B Google-Fitbit Deal Risks Privacy, Competition

Elettra Bietti speaks with Digital Privacy News

Oct 19, 2020
VentureBeat

The term ‘ethical AI’ is finally starting to mean something

VentureBeat cites paper from Elettra Bietti

Aug 23, 2020
Medium

Free Speech is Circular

Trump, Twitter, and the Public Interest

Jun 1, 2020
Centre for International Governance Innovation

Rethinking Digital Platforms for the Post-COVID-19 Era

As long as COVID-19 is a global concern, many aspects of daily life will be mediated by platform companies that see human interactions as content to be moderated, and as sources…

May 12, 2020
Medium

To Pre-Empt Future Pandemics, Governments Should Invest in the Welfare State, Not Private Surveillance

BKC affiliate Elettra Bietti and Jennifer Cobbe argue that governments should strengthen the social safety net, not technology companies.

Mar 24, 2020
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Locked-in Data Production

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

May 13, 2019
SSRN

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

Jun 16, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] The Pandemic As a Portal

Video & Podcast: Tracking and enabling new possibilities

Video & Podcast: Three projects dedicated to capturing and documenting the new possible will talk about their experiences in this lunch hour

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…

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…