About Stefan

Stefan Kulk is an assistant-professor at Utrecht University. His research focuses on the role and influence of online services providers in our information societies. He is specialized in online tort law, privacy, and intellectual property. Stefan wrote his PhD-thesis on the liability for illegal content of online service providers, such as internet access providers, search engines, and platforms. During his time as a PhD student, he spent three months at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society of Harvard University. Stefan also wrote several pieces on the right to be forgotten, including a chapter in the Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy (together with Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius).

Stefan presented his research at the National Communication Association Annual Convention (2016) and at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference (2018). He has also contributed to the Stanford World Intermediary Liability Map of Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society.

Stefan also commented on developments in internet law in newspapers Trouw, NRC, Volkskrant, Algemeen Dagblad and The Guardian. His research was also covered on CNN.com, International Business Times, and Dutch Radio 1.