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  • Bond University, Faculty of Law

    4229 Gold Coast



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Research interests

I specialise in international aspects of the IT society, a field within which I have published a range of books and articles, and given presentations in Australia, Asia, North America and Europe.

Until the end of 2016, my research was focused on my Future Fellowship project funded by the Australian Research Council (project number FT120100583): "A global Internet presence comes with a global legal risk exposure. Everyone from casual Facebook users to major e-businesses are at risk of being sued anywhere their conduct has an impact. Taking account of cloud computing, Web 2.0 and geo-location technologies, this project reassesses when courts can claim jurisdiction over Internet conduct."

Winner of the 2016 Faculty of Law Research Excellence Award

Winner of the 2016 Vice-Chancellor's Research Excellence Award.

Statement for HDR students

I would be interested in supervising HDR students in Internet law and data privacy law.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of New South Wales

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Research Output

Are requirements to deposit data in research repositories compatible with the european union's general data protection regulation?

Mascalzoni, D., Beate Bentzen, H., Budin-Ljosne, I., Bygrave, L. A., Bell, J., Dove, E. S., Fuchsberger, C., Hveem, K., Mayrhofer, M. T., Meraviglia, V., O'Brien, D. R., Pattaro, C., Pramstaller, P. P., Rakic, V., Rossini, A., Shabani, M., Svantesson, D. J. B., Tomasi, M., Ursin, L., Wjst, M. & 1 others, Kaye, J., 5 Mar 2019, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 170, 5, p. 332-334 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)

    Diverse World, One Internet: How to Regulate Online Extremist Content?

    Svantesson, D. J. B., 3 Oct 2019, In : The Globe Post.

    Research output: Contribution to journalOnline ResourceResearch

    Open Access
  • Enabling Cooperation in Cyberspace

    Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, de La Chapelle, B., Fehlinger, P., Schnorr, S., Hullin, M., Svantesson, D. J. B., Kotter, H. & Tiirmaa-Klaar, H., Nov 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentationResearch

    Open Access
  • Grading AG Szpunar’s opinion in case C-18/18 – A caution against worldwide content blocking as default

    Svantesson, D. J. B., 2019, In : Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology. 13, 2, p. 389-400 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 31 Downloads (Pure)

    If the legislature had been serious about data privacy...

    Kuner, C., Cate, F. H., Lynskey, O., Loideain, N. N., Millard, C. & Svantesson, D. J. B., 29 Jul 2019, In : International Data Privacy Law. 9, 2, p. 75-77

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

    Open Access
  • Activities

    Queen Mary Centre for Commercial Law Studies

    Dan Svantesson (Attendee)
    Sep 2014Oct 2014

    Activity: Visiting an external institution

    Technology and Jurisdiction in Outer Space and Cyberspace Colloquium

    Dan Svantesson (Organiser), Danielle Ireland-Piper (Co-facilitator), Jonathan Crowe (Co-facilitator), Rebecca Azzopardi (Member of programme committee), Nathan Mark (Member of programme committee), William Van Caenegem (Facilitator), Steven Freeland (Participant), Donna Lawler (Participant), Monique Mann (Participant), Rita Matulionyte (Participant), David Rolph (Participant), Sascha-Dominik Bachmann (Participant)
    9 Aug 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network (External organisation)

    Dan Svantesson (Member)
    Jul 2017Jun 2020

    Activity: MembershipProfessional Memberships


    Dan Svantesson (Attendee)
    Jul 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution

    The Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, Stockholm University

    Dan Svantesson (Attendee)
    Jul 2016Sep 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution

    Student theses

    consumeR-IOT: where every thing collides Promoting consumer internet of things protection in Australia.

    Author: Mathews Hunt, K., 17 Feb 2018

    Supervisor: Svantesson, D. J. B. (Supervisor) & Marshall, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


    The Contestation between and Coexistence of Agricultural Land Protection and Coal Seam Gas Activities in Queensland, Australia.

    Author: Taylor, M., 17 Feb 2018

    Supervisor: Svantesson, D. J. B. (Supervisor), Hunter, T. (External person) (Supervisor) & Wittman, H. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis