Project Description


Luca Belli, PhD, is Senior Researcher at the CTS, Center for Technology and Society of Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, where he heads the Internet Governance project, and is also Associated Researcher at Centre de Droit Public Comparé of Paris 2 University.
He works at the interface of law and technology, focusing on the impact of ICTs on fundamental rights. Luca also served as a Network Neutrality Expert for the Council of Europe and worked as an agent for the Council of Europe Internet Governance Unit. Luca has published more than 30 research outputs, amongst which the “Net Neutrality Compendium” (Springer, 2015); “De la Gouvernance à la Régulation de l’Internet” (Berger-Levrault, 2016) and “Community Networks: the Internet by the People, for the People” (FGV, 2017).
Luca’s works have been used by the Council of Europe to elaborate the Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers on Network Neutrality and quoted by a variety of media outlets, including BBC, Le Monde, El Pais among others. Luca is co-founder of three working groups of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum, dedicated to analyzing the evolutions of Net Neutrality, Community Networks and Digital Platforms.