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Georgios Yannopoulos

Georgios Yannopoulos

Assοciate Professor for IT Law and Legal Informatics and Director of the Laboratory of Law and Informatics, University of Athens


Georgios Yannopoulos, is Assοciate Professor for IT Law and Legal Informatics at the School of Law, University of Athens. Since 2015 he directs the Laboratory of Law and Informatics. Georgios has studied law (LLB) at the University of Athens and has a PhD from the University of London, where he has also taught and conducted post-doctoral research. In addition, he has professional qualifications in computer programming and system analysis.

He is interested in all aspects of the interaction of law with technology and he is involved in numerous projects, among other, regarding Legal Information Systems, Internet Law and Regulation, Cybersecurity, Electronic Signatures and Integrity of Transactions over the Internet, Privacy and Secrecy of Communications, Data Protection, AI and Law and the Protection of Intellectual Property. He is admitted to the Athens Bar Association.

His Publications

Modelling the Legal Decision Process for IT Applications in Law, 1998 (PhD Thesis)
Information Flows in the Internet, Technology & Legal Regulation, 2002 [in Greek]
The Liability of Internet Intermediaries, 2013 [in Greek]
K. Christodoulou / G. Yannopoulos (Eds) in G. Kalogerakis, The Law of the Internet, Pyblic, Private, Criminal, 2nd edition 2021 [in Greek]
Introduction to Legal Informatics, 2018 [in Greek]
The liabilities of the Controller in Kotsalis-Menoudakos (eds): GDPR Legal dimension and pravtical implementation, 2018 (in Greek, with L. Mitrou & Gr. Tsolias)
GDPR: The new obligations and the liability of the Data Controller (in Greek), Journal of Administrative Law 2, 2017
The Immunity of Internet intermediaries reconsidered? Taddeo - Floridi (eds.) The Responsibilities of Online Service Providers, Springer, 2017, 43.
The Liability of Internet Intermediaries and Disclosure Obligations in Greece, Dinwoodie (ed.), Secondary Liability of Internet Service Providers, Springer, 2017.

The South EU Google Data Governance Chair focuses on scientific reflection and research in the academic field on Data Governance in the context of European countries. The Chair analyzes the challenges of Law and Data Governance in areas such as Big Data, Data Driven Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and International Flows of Personal Data.