David Goldberg is a Senior Honorary Visiting Fellow, Institute of Computers and Communications Law, Queen Mary College, University of London and an Associate Research Fellow, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, working with the 'Data Protection and the Open Society (DPOS)' project. He teaches communications/media law at Glasgow Caledonian University and Queen Mary College (University of London). Professor Goldberg is a regular contributor to the European Audiovisual Observatory's IRIS; an ad-hoc expert on access to information and media law for the Council of Europe, the OSCE and the BBC World Service Trust; a founding member of the International Media Lawyers Association and sits on the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Free Expression Panel. A Co-Convener of the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (1984 - 2008), he has been a co-external examiner for the LL.M. in Information Rights, Northumbria University.
Amongst his publications are the (co-edited) Media Law and Practice (Oxford Univ. Press, 2009); co-editor, Regulating the Changing Media: A Comparative Study (Oxford Clarendon Press 1998); Blogging, Bloggers, Politics and Freedom of Expression (Centre for Internet Development: Belgrade; 2009); "The Child and the Media," in Childrens' Rights in Scotland (Alison Cleland and Elaine Sutherland eds; W. Greens, 3rd ed. 2009); "FOI in the 21st Century: Bringing Clarity to Transparency," in Vartanova, E. (ed.) (2010) Content, Channels and Audiences in the New Millennium: Interaction and Interrelations. (Moscow : Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov MSU – MediaMir.) and "Media, Democracy and Reporting Elections" in Media Law and Practice (Gavin Sutter, Ian Walden and David Goldberg, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009).
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Dr. Ian Walden is Professor of Information and Communications Law and head of the Institute of Computer and Communications Law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. Dr. Walden has also held visiting positions at the Universities of Texas and Melbourne.
His publications include EDI and the Law (1989), Information Technology and the Law (1990), EDI Audit and Control (1993), Crossborder Electronic Banking (2nd ed., 2000), Telecommunications Law Handbook (1997), E-Commerce Law and Practice in Europe (2001), Telecommunications Law and Regulation (3rd ed., 2009), Computer Crimes and Digital Investigations (2007) and Media Law and Practice (2009).
Dr. Walden has been involved in law reform projects for the World Bank, the European Commission, UNCTAD, UNECE and the EBRD, as well as for a number of individual states. National Expert to the European Commission DG-Industry (1995-96). Board Member and Trustee of the Internet Watch Foundation (2004-2009). Dr. Walden is a solicitor and is Of Counsel to Baker & McKenzie and is on the Board of the Press Complaints Commission.