Giovanni B. Gallus


Giovanni Battista Gallus is a lawyer, admitted before the Supreme Court, ISO 27001:2013 Certified Lead Auditor, member of, a network of IT Lawyers. He holds an LL.M. granted by the University of London – UCL, and a PhD by the University of Molise. He practices mainly in the field of Criminal Law, ICT Law, Copyright and Data Protection Law, Drone Law. He is teaching assistant in Information Technology Law and Advanced Information Technology Law at the School of Law of the University of Milan, and at the Data protection Officer Master (“Master DPO”) at the Politecnico of Milan. Former President of the Italian Association of Cyberlawyers (“Circolo dei Giuristi Telematici”), and fellow of the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights, and a passionate user and supporter of Free Software. Member of the Privacy Commission of the Italian Bar Association (Consiglio Nazionale Forense), and member of the Advisory Board of the Drone Observatory (“Osservatorio Droni”) at the Politecnico of Milan. Author and co-author of several books and articles, among which “Contenuti aperti, beni comuni” (McGraw-Hill, 2009); “I nuovi reati informatici” (Giappichelli, 2009), Flying CCTVs: the use of drones for surveillance (, 2016), Drone Journalism Lab Operation Manual, Italian Edition (2016); “Il Cyberbullismo – Commento alla L. 71/2017” (Dike, 2017); “il Processo di adeguamento al GDPR” (Giuffrè, 2018); “Commentario al Regolamento UE 2016/679 e al Codice della Privacy aggiornato” (TopLegal Academy, 2019); “Dizionario Legal Tech” (Giuffrè, 2020).