Emre is a researcher at TILT. His project is titled "Algorithmic Transparency in Big Data Analytics and Impediments from Various Legal Arguments".

Major research question and the research framework. What are the transparency needs engendered by data-driven decision-making practices, whether this ‘transparency desiderata’ is properly addressed in the current EU data protection regime, and to what extent IP rights stand as an impediment? The study proceeds with the unfolding and elaborating of the major research question through sub-questions under the below framework.


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On the Possibility of Normative Contestation of Automated Data-Driven Decisions

Emre Bayamlıoğlu, Irina Baraluic, Liisa Janssens and Mireille Hildebrandt (eds), Being Profiled: Cogitas Ergo Sum. 10 Years of Profiling the European Citizen, 2018: Amsterdam University Press,

Bayamlıoğlu, Emre and Leenes, Ronald E., Data-Driven Decision-Making and The 'Rule of Law' (June 1, 2018). Tilburg Law School Research Paper. Available at SSRN: or

Contesting Automated Decisions

European Data Protection Law Review 4 (2018), 433-446, 

Transparency of Automated Decisions in the GDPR: An Attempt for Systemisation

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2018

Depoliticization in the Digital Info-Sphere: When Communication Runs Counter-Democratic

Corien Prins et al. (eds.), Digital Democracy in a Globalized World, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017

Free and Open Source Software Under Turkish Copyright Law Axel Metzger (Eds.), Free Software and Other Alternative License Models: A Comparative Analysis, March , 2015, Springer Science+Business Media

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Mar 2016

Depoliticization In The Digital Info-sphere: When Communication Runs Counter-democratic, in Corien Prins et al. (eds.), Digital Democracy , Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016 , forthcoming, 


Substantive and procedural legislation in the Republic of Turkey to combat webcam-related child sexual abuse, Country report for project Sweetie 2.0, 2016 –co-author with Murat Önok, 


License Contracts on Free and Open Software (FOSS) under Turkish Copyright Law in  Axel Metzger (Eds.)Free Software and Other Alternative License Models: A Comparative Analysis, 2015, Springer Science+Business Media , 


Myriad Davası ve Genetik Sekans Patentlerine Karşılaştırmalı Bir Bakış, (Myriad Decision  and A Comparative Look To Patents On Genetic Sequences) Legal Fikri ve Sınai Haklar Dergisi,  sayı 38. 2014, s. 29-55 (Turkish)


Eser Sahibi Hakları ve Rekabet Politikası Ekseninde Spor Yayınları, (Sports Broadcasting From The Perspective of Copyright Law and Competition Policy), XII Levha Pub., 2013, İstanbul, 190 p. (Book-Turkish)


International Trusts Laws and Analysis and Company Law, Walters Kluwer, November 2011 – (Author of “Turkish Company Law” Book Chapter, English)


Arama Ağı Reklamcılığında Markanın Anahtar/Hedef Kelime Olarak Kullanımı, (Use of Trademark as a Target Word in Search Engine Advertising), Legal Fikri ve Sınai Haklar Dergisi, sayı 25, 2011, s.17-51(Turkish)


Cyber Law Turkey, 21st of the International Encyclopedia of Laws, Leyla Keser Berber; Emre  Bayamlıoğlu, Wolters Kluwer, 2010 (Author of Part II, Book Chapter 1,2,3, English)


Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Hukukunda Teknolojik Koruma, (Technological Protection of Copyright), XII Levha Pub., 2008, İstanbul, 421p. (Book-Turkish)


Yapay Zeka ve Hukuki Statüsü Üzerine  Deneme (Legal Status of Smart Agents – On Artificial Intelligence and Personhood),  Uğur Alacakaptan’a Armağan (Essays in Honour of Uğur Alacakaptan), C.II s.131-141, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yay., Haziran (June) 2008 – (Turkish)


P2P Yazılım ve Telif Haklarının Hukuki Geleceği (P2P Software and Future Of Copyright) Güncel Hukuk Dergisi, Kasım (November) 2005 - (Turkish)


Creative Commons :"Some Rights Reserved", Linux Kullanıcıları Dergisi, Sayı 5(Electronic)


Ray Kurzweil “The Future of Music in the Age of Spiritual Machines” (Translator) makalesinin Türkçe çevirisi, Roll Müzik Dergisi, Şubat 2005


1989 Tarihli Uluslararası Denizde Kurtarma ve Yardım Konvansiyonunun 14. Maddesi Özel Tazminat,(Article 14 “Special Compensation” of the 1989 Salvage Convention)  Hayri Domaniç’e 80. Yaş Günü Armağanı, İstanbul 2001, s. 47-66


1976 Deniz Alacaklılarına Karşı Sorumluluğun Sınırlandırılmasına Dair Konvansiyon Üzerine Notlar (Notes on the 1976 Limitation of Shipowners’ Liability Convention) Deniz Hukuku Dergisi, 1999 (4) sayı:1-2 s.129-148


The Blockchain Algorithm PI.lab Talks, June 24, 2016, Tilburg 


LSGL 1st Academic Conference – 16.07.2014 – Koç University - İstanbul Theme: Digital Democracy – Co-presenter


The XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law 20-26 July 2014  – Vienna Session 1: III.B. Intellectual Property: "License contracts, free software and creative commons" – Co-presenter


INET Istanbul : Internet, Privacy and Digital Content in a Global Context, 21 May 2014 Panel 2: Facing the Future - The Ever-Evolving Relationship Between IPR and Innovation, - Panelist


Intelligent Agents and Legal Personality (Ajan Yazılımların Hukuki Statüsü) International Law and Trade Conference, (ILTC) 10-12 May 2007 İstanbul. Paper presente


Grants and Consulting Legal Consultant for Turkey's Open Courseware Consortium, Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA)


Creative Commons Turkish Project Leader (2006- present)


TILT / Tilburg research grant


Conferences and Seminars

Historical Development of Trademark and Internet Advertising, ITech International Technology Law Association, November 02-03, 2010, “NEW DIGITAL ORDER AND ITS REFLECTIONS TO THE LAW”


Creative Commons as an Information Policy in the e-Transformation Process, 28th Annual Course on International Law Librarianship, İstanbul Bilgi Universitesi 2009


Intelligent Agents and Legal Personality” (Ajan Yazılımların Hukuki Statüsü) International Law and Trade Conference, (ILTC) 10-12 May 2007 İstanbul. Member of Organising Committee