Samson Yoseph Esayas

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Private Law
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Visiting address Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law Domus Nova St. Olavsplass 5 0166 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 6706 St. Olavs plass 0130 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Law

Research interests

  • Data privacy law

  • IT law

  • Competition Law

  • Internet governance

  • Compliance risk management


Samson Esayas holds an LL.M degree in Information and Communication Technology Law from the University of Oslo (UiO) (2012) and an LL.B degree from the Hawassa University in Ethiopia. After completing the LL.M. program, Samson worked as a research assistant under the Internet governance 2 project and then as a researcher under two EU funded projects, RASEN and Coco Cloud, at the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL), University of Oslo. Previously, he held the position of assistant lecturer at the Mekelle University (Ethiopia) (2008-2010). Samson was admitted as a PhD Candidate at the Department of Private Law, UiO, in March 2015.



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  • McGillivray, Kevin; Esayas, Samson Yoseph & Mahler, Tobias (2016). Give Me a Sign: Expressing Contract Terms and Data Protection Requirements Visually in Cloud Computing. Senter for Rettsinformatikk.  ISBN 9788272261428.  20 s.

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  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2017). Privacy-as-a-Quality Parameter of Competition: Some Reflections on the Scepticism.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2017). Reigning in FinTech through Data Protection Law and Competition Law.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2016). The Commercialization of Personal Data and its Theoretical and Practical Implications for Data Privacy Law and Competition Law.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2015). An Integrated Method for Compliance and Risk Assessment: Experiences from a Case Study.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2015). The Role of Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation under the EU Data Privacy Rules.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph; Mahler, Tobias & Solhaug, Bjørnar (2015). An Integrated Approach for Compliance and Security Risk Assessment. Lov & Data.  ISSN 0800-7853.  121, s 32- 35
  • McGillivray, Kevin; Esayas, Samson Yoseph & Mahler, Tobias (2015). Using Technology to Enhance Confidentiality and Regulatory Compliance by Design. Lov & Data.  ISSN 0800-7853.  123(3), s 21- 24
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2014). Historical Institutionalism and the Quest of Developing Countries for an ITU-based IP Address Allocation Regime .
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2014). Structuring Compliance Risk Identification Using the CORAS Approach: Compliance as an Asset.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2014). The key challenges for legally compliant data sharing in the CoCo Cloud Pilots: The eHealth Pilot in Point.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2014). What's With the 32-Bit Numbers That the Internet Keeps Defying?. CircleID Internet Infrastructure.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2013). Legal Risk Management: a Method for Proactive Management of Legal Risks.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2013). Utilizing Security Risk Analysis and Security Testing in the Legal Domain.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2012). A Cloud Challenge to the EU Regime on Cross-border Flow of Personal Data.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2012). Ethiopia's Ban on Skype: An Excessive Stretch. CircleID Internet Infrastructure.
  • Esayas, Samson Yoseph (2012). IPv4 depletion and Ipv6 deployment: impact on developing countries.

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Published Apr. 18, 2016 11:31 AM - Last modified Dec. 12, 2016 12:19 PM