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Dr John Selby is an active member of the Optus-Macquarie Cybersecurity Hub. An interdisciplinary academic whose research applies New Institutional Economics theory to study the spillover effects of the Internet on business, including cybersecurity risks, domain name regulation, competition, onilne dispute resolution, privacy, artificial intelligence, and digital trade, He supervises PhD candidates on a range of Internet-related or technology-related topics, with the ability to support students undertaking empirical and/or doctrinal dissertations.

His research has been widely published, including in Oxford University's International Journal of Law and Information Technology, and cited more than seventy times. Dr Selby is also active in public policy debates, having influenced decisions by government and industry regulators on a range of Internet-related issues. Amongst his many media appearances, he has been quoted on the front-page of the Sydney Morning Herald, in the Australian Financial Review, interviewed on Channel Ten's "The Project", Triple J's Hack current affairs radio, and on ABC Radio.

Dr Selby has significant experience teaching a range of undergraduate and postgraduate law subjects, from introduction to the legal system, through contracts, torts, corporations law, tax law, alternative dispute resolution, civil procedure, trade law, mooting, IP law and Internet law. His mooting students have ranked 5th in the world in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Law Moot Competition. In pedagogy, Dr Selby has introduced innovative assessment techniques and developed a novel assessment feedback software tool which automatically generates and delivers personalised diagnostic assessment feedback reports to students.

In 2017, Dr Selby introduced the first cybersecurity unit offered to undergraduates in the Faculty of Business & Economics.

Dr Selby has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Zurich, the University of Oslo and the University of Southern California. In 2015, he was an Australia-India Youth Dialogue representative, in 2013 an ISOC-AU Ambassador to the United Nations Internet Governance Forum, and in 2006 a Lowy Institute "New Voice in Technology & International Relations. He previously practiced as a solicitor focusing on technology law at (what is now) King & Wood Mallesons.

 

Biography

Dr Selby currently convenes the following units:

- Cybersecurity & Privacy: Implications for Business & Law

- Global Trade Law

- Introduction to the Australian Legal System

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Projects 2007 2020

Research Output 2000 2017

Data localisation laws: trade barriers or legitimate responses to cybersecurity risks, or both?

Selby, J., Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Law and Information Technology. 25, 3, p. 213–232 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

trade barrier
Internet
Law
trade law
national security
university research
floating
stock market
governance
investor

Recent proposals to reform data protection laws in the EU and Australia: a comparative analysis

Selby, J. & Moens, A., 2013, In : Computer law review international. 14, 3, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

data protection
EU
reform
Law
privacy

Negligence and the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)

Manning, C., Blazey, P., Greenwood, V., Gillies, P. & Selby, J., 2009, Business Law in Australia. Gillies, B. & Selby (eds.). Sydney: Thomson Reuters, p. 189-205 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

eBay's Paypal: balancing marketplace and regulatory regimes

Selby, J. E. & Manning, C. J., 2008, In : Computer law review international. 6, p. 168-176 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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