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Luca Belli

Luca Belli, PhD is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Law School, where he heads the CyberBRICS project, and associated researcher at Centre de Droit Public Comparé of Paris 2 University. Luca’s work is at the interface of law and technology, focusing primarily on Internet access models, data protection and digital platform regulations, and digital policy in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries.


Before joining FGV, Luca worked for the Council of Europe (CoE) Internet Governance Unit and, over the past decade, has authored and edited research outputs in English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, amongst which “De la gouvernance à la régulation de l’Internet” (Berger-Levrault, 2016); the “Net Neutrality Compendium” (Springer, 2016); “Platform Regulations: How Platforms are Regulated and How They Regulate Us” (FGV, 2017) and “Gobernanza y Regulaciones de Internet en América Latina” (FGV, 2018) and the “Community Network Manual” (FGV-ITU-ISOC, 2018).


Luca’s works have been i.a. quoted by the Organization of American States Report on Freedom of Expression and the Internet (2013); used by the CoE to elaborate the Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers on Network Neutrality (2016); featured in the French Telecoms Regulator (ARCEP) Report on the State of the Internet (2018), and published or quoted by various media outlets, including Le Monde, BBC, The Hill, O Globo, El Pais, El Tiempo, La Vanguardia and La Stampa.


Luca can be found on LinkedIn and on Twitter.