Elettra Bietti

Elettra will start an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University in summer 2023. She is currently a joint Academic Fellow at the NYU School of Law and at Cornell Tech in New York. Her research is on tech law, antitrust and how they overlap in the platform economy. Elettra is affiliated to the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and to the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Prior to academia, Elettra was a competition and intellectual property lawyer at Allen & Overy LLP in London and Brussels, handling corporate transactions and patent disputes.

Data, Context and Competition Policy

Data has a tendency to be misunderstood. It is often compared to a raw material like oil, waste, or capital. Elettra Bietti argues that...

How the Free Software and the IP Wars of the 1990s and 2000s Presaged Today’s Toxic, Concentrated Internet

How did the internet evolve from a relatively decentralized, hybrid, and democratizing space toward a concentrated, privatized environment controlled by a handful of actors?...

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