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People Professor Ian Walden

Oxford Martin Associate, The Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre


Ian Walden

Professor of Information and Communications Law, Queen Mary, University of London

Ian Walden is Professor of Information and Communications Law and head of the Institute of Computer and Communications Law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. His publications include EDI and the Law (1989), Information Technology and the Law (1990), EDI Audit and Control (1993), Cross-border Electronic Banking (2nd ed., 2000), Telecommunications Law Handbook (1997), E-Commerce Law and Practice in Europe (2001), Computer Crimes and Digital Investigations (2007), Media Law and Practice (2009), Telecommunications Law and Regulation (4th ed., 2012) and Free and Open Source Software (forthcoming 2013). Ian has been involved in law reform projects for the World Bank, the European Commission, UNCTAD, ITU, UNECE and the EBRD, as well as for a number of individual states. Ian was awarded a Council of Europe Human Rights Fellowship (1987-88); was a seconded national expert to the European Commission DG-Industry (1995-96); Board Member and Trustee of the Internet Watch Foundation (2004-09); on the Executive Board of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (2010-12) and is currently a member of the Press Complaints Commission. Ian is a solicitor and Of Counsel to Baker & McKenzie. Since 2009, Ian has been part of the Cloud Legal Project, which has published a series of leading research papers: http://www.cloudlegal.ccls.qmul.ac.uk/ 

Ian is a member of the Cybersecurity Advisory Panel of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre. For more information visit: http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/cybersecurity