Lee A. Bygrave, B.A.(Hons.), LL.B.(Hons.), LL.D. is Associate Professor at the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo. Additionally, he is a research associate (and formerly co-director) of the Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre at the University of New South Wales.
Lee has published extensively within the field of privacy/data protection law. He is the author of an international standard work in that field – Data Protection Law: Approaching Its Rationale, Logic and Limits (Kluwer Law International, 2002) – and he has been commissioned by Oxford University Press to write a new standard work titled Data Privacy Law: An International Perspective, due for publication in late 2013. Much of his current research focuses on Internet regulation. In this regard, he is the principal editor and co-author of Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions (Oxford University Press, 2009), a member of the European Network of Excellence in Internet Science , and he is leading a 4 year research project titled ‘Governance of the Domain Name System and the Future Internet: New Parameters, New Challenges’. His most recent publication in point is ‘Contract versus Statute in Internet Governance’ in Ian Brown (ed.), Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet (Edward Elgar, 2013).