Forgive us if you have heard this one already, but whistleblowers are the saviors of digital society. From Edward Snowden to Christopher Wylie, they have time and again protected our rights. Now that we have transcended ourselves into surveillance capitalism, we need more them in business sector. But what if we have AI as whistleblower? It seems to be a win-win situation, as the accountability will be established without exposing whistleblower to harms.

To discuss legal challenges with respect to this unexplored topic, we are sending you this e-mail to invite you in our next webinar, which will be held on December 19th, 2020 at 6:00 PM IST.

About the speaker

Mr. Dimitrios Kafteranis is a PhD candidate at the University of Luxembourg, and is working on the legal protection of whistle-blowers in the EU banking and financial sector. He studied English language and literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) and completed a Master in European and International Studies at the University of Makedonia (Greece). He graduated with an LL.M. in European Economic and Financial Criminal Law from the University of Luxembourg in 2016. Prior to joining his PhD programme, he was a trainee and assistant of Judge Vilaras at the CJEU. During his PhD research, he was an academic visitor at Trinity College Dublin, University of Antwerp, and Commercial Law Centre, University of Oxford.


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The organisers – The Law and Technology Society (L-Tech)

The Law and Technology Society (L-Tech) is one of Asia’s oldest student-run tech-law groups and is committed to exploring the boundless contours of the intriguing interface between law and technology.  The main objective of the committee is to build up-to-date scholarship in this field by making research panels and by organizing a series of interesting events including seminars, conferences, policy-making competitions, essay competitions, etc. Our flagship event is Consilience, which is an annual multi-day conference. It was started in the year 2000 and holds the record to be the first of its kind in India.  In the past, the society has had the privilege to host events with dignitaries such as Jacob Appelbaum, Anthony Taubman, Richard Stallman, Stephen Hobe, etc. It is one amongst the many societies at National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore is the first National Law University to be established in India as well as one of the first in the country to offer the five-year integrated undergraduate law degree. NLSIU Bangalore has consistently been ranked as the topmost law school in India and boasts a large alumni network of academicians, researchers, and lawyers.

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