About Stefan

I’m researcher and lecturer at Utrecht University working on issues related to copyright, privacy, intermediary liability, the right to be forgotten, and law and technology in general. In Utrecht, I teach courses on intellectual property, copyright, privacy, and competition law. I’m also an amateur coder who enjoys working on his own internet of things appliances. Read more about me, or contact me.


Current Projects

Working on PhD thesis on intermediary liability for copyright infringements.
Organizing the Utrecht Summer School on ‘Regulating Big Tech: Competition, Privacy, and Intellectual Property‘.


Latest publication

S. Kulk & F.J. Zuiderveen Borgesius, Privacy, Freedom of Expression, and the Right to Be Forgotten in Europe, in: J. Polonetsky, O. Tene and E. Selinger (ed.) Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

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Media appearances

NRC (Dutch newspaper)
Veroordeelde mag “vergeten” worden‘ (about the right to be forgotten)
24 May, 2017

Numrush (Dutch Internet magazine)
Gebruiker dreigt te dupe te worden van het gevecht om de streamende muziekluisteraar’ (about copyright enforcement and European Commission harmonization efforts)
1 May, 2017

Trouw (Dutch newspaper)
Een crimineel heeft het recht om vergeten te worden‘ (about the right to be forgotten)
26 February, 2017

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theiii bw logo The Interdisciplinary Internet Institute

I am one of the co-founders of the Interdisciplinary Internet Institute (the iii). We’re an international group of researchers who study the social, philosophical, legal and economic aspects of the internet.