​Prof. Michael Birnhack​

Michael Birnhack is a Professor of Law, at the Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University. His research focuses on information law. In the field of privacy law, he studies topics such as biometrics, school CCTV, privacy by design, and online anonymity. Michael was a member of the Israeli Council for the Protection of Privacy; a member of an expert committee on Israeli data protection law; and sub-contractor to the EU Commission on the adequacy of the Israeli data protection law. His 2010 book, Private Space, won the annual book prize of the Israeli Political Scientists Association.