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Freyja van den Boom

Former Research Fellow

Freyja van den Boom is a PhD candidate at Bournemouth University under the supervision of Dr Julie Robson and Dr Sally Weston. Freyja is conducting her PhD research on the legal and ethical aspects of control, optimizing and monetizing Big Data generated through the use of connected cars and V2X communications.

Before joining Bournemouth University and the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM), she conducted research for Open Knowledge International and the KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) on European funded projects on Privacy and Data Protection, the PSI Directive, Open Access and Text and Data mining. Prior to that she worked as a Trademark and Design attorney and as a lecturer on Law and Ethics. She obtained her Bachelor and Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands and a Master’s degree in Sociology of Law (MSc) from Lund University in Sweden.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Former Research Fellow
RG 4: Data as a means of payment
RG 6: Responsibility and the Internet of Things


October – December 2018

Bournemouth University