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Chukwuyere Izuogu

Chukwuyere Izuogu
Position

Tech Policy Fellow

Company

Mozilla Foundation

Description

Chukwuyere is a Mozilla Tech Policy Fellow conducting academic research on firstly, the competition implication of non-enforcing net neutrality obligations in order to emphasize the importance of net neutrality to a competitive internet ecosystem in Nigeria. Secondly, on the adequacy of the data protection regime in Nigeria in the context of the cross-border transfer of personal data acquired by online platforms, from the EU to Nigeria and, recommending policy options and safeguards to mitigate existing data protection risks in Nigeria.

 

Chukwuyere has consulted and/or acted as lead researcher on several milestone projects relating to new regulatory and policy issues in the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining Mozilla, Chukwuyere was (and continues to be) a Research Fellow at the African Academic Network on Internet Policy (AANoIP) and a Senior Associate with the law firm of Streamsowers & Kóhn. Chukwuyere is the author of Regulating Anti-competitive Practices in Nigeria’s Communications Sector, (Wolf Legal Publishers, Netherlands, January 2017). Chukwuyere also consults for the World Wide Web Foundation as the group leader/champion of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) Nigeria Coalition’s working group on spectrum, infrastructure sharing and open access work, where he leads advocacy and policy initiatives regarding this working group in support of the mission objectives of A4AI.

 

Chukwuyere has an undergraduate degree in law from the University of Benin, Nigeria (2003), Barrister-at-Law professional certificate from the Nigerian law school (2005) and an LL.M in Information Technology & Intellectual Property Law (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Hannover, Germany (2009).