Joris van Hoboken
Joris van Hoboken is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Information Law and his thesis focuses on regulatory aspects of search engines. He graduated cum laude in both Theoretical Mathematics (2002) and Law (2006) from the University of Amsterdam. His LL.M. thesis dealt with the new Dutch regulations on access to personal data in criminal proceedings, i.e. an analysis of how citizens' interests are implicated in the limitation of such access.
Until 1 September 2006, he worked successively as a paralegal at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam and as a co-director of Bits of Freedom, a digital civil rights organisation. From 2003 to 2006, Joris also worked for the first-year course 'Conflict resolution' - a critial and academic introduction to law - at the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam.