Ronan Fahy is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam, and specialises in fundamental rights, in particular freedom of expression and privacy. He is a member of the Digital Transformation of Decision-Making research initiative at the Amsterdam Law School, examining the normative implications of the shift toward automated decision-making, and the effect on democratic values and fundamental rights; and a member of the Digital Services Act (DSA) Observatory at IViR. He has published his work in numerous international academic journals, including Communications Law, Journal of Media Law, European Human Rights Law Review, European Data Protection Law Review, Internet Policy Review, and Utrecht Law Review, and is a regulator contributor to the Strasbourg Observers blog, commenting on current human rights issues. Ronan has a PhD in law from the Human Rights Centre at Ghent University, and is a former legal researcher with the Irish public broadcaster (RTÉ), and former visiting research fellow at Columbia University. Ronan is also a member of the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts on the Integrity of Online Information (MSI-INF); and a member of the European Commission's Expert group against SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation).