As a Chinese scholar, Dr. Bo Zhao is a senior research fellow at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT), Tilburg University. Before his joining TILT in Oct. 2017, he was a senior research fellow at STeP Research Group (Security, Technology and e-Privacy), Faculty of Law, University of Groningen.

Personal page click here.


Connected cars in China: Technology, data protection and regulatory responsesZhao, B., Jun 2019, Grundrechtsschutz im Smart Car Kommunikation, Sicherheit und Datenschutz im vernetzten Fahrzeug. Hornung, G. & Roßnagel, A. (eds.). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer/Link, p. 417-438 22 p.

Data protection as a fundamental right: The European General Data Protection Regulation and its extraterritorial application in ChinaZhao, B. & Chen, W., Mar 2019, In : US-China Law Review. 16, 3, p. 97-113 17 p.

A privacy perspective of open government: Sex, wealth and transparency in ChinaZhao, B., 2018, Proliferation of open government initiatives and systems. Kok, A. (ed.). IGI Global, p. 29-48 20 p.

GDPR and China: What do we need to knowZhao, B.Brewczyńska, M. & Chen, W., 2018, Tilburg: TILT, Tilburg University. 59 p.

论数据保护权作为一项基本权利-: 以《欧盟一般数据保护条例》为分析对象Chen, W. & Zhao, B., 2018, In : Journal of Southwest University of Political Science & Law. 20, 6, p. 48-60 13 p.

Zhao, B. (2017). Hielke Hijmans, The European Union as a Constitutional Guardian of Internet Privacy and Data Protection: the Story of Article 16 TFEU. Rechtsgeleerd Magazijn Themis, 178(3), 133-134.

Zhao, B. (2017). Exposure and Concealment in Digitalized Public Spaces. In B. C. Newell, T. Timan, & B-J. Koops (Eds.), Privacy in Public Spaces: Conceptual and Regulatory Challenges Edward Elgar Publishing.

Cannataci, J. A., Zhao, B., Torres Vives, G., Monteleone, S., Mifsud Bonnici, J., & Moyakine, E. (2016). Privacy, free expression and transparency: Redefining their new boundaries in the digital age. (UNESCO Series on Internet Freedom). Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Zhao, B. (2016). Digital Democracy in China: The New Hunger Games. In C. Prins, C. Cuijpers, P. L. Lindseth, O. S. Ioffe, & M. Rosina (Eds.), Digital Democracy in a Globalized World (Elgar Law, Technology and Society series). Edward Elgar Publishing, 301-324.

Zhao, B. (2016). Posthumous Defamation and Posthumous Privacy Cases in the Digital Age, Savannah Law Review, 3(1), 15-36.

Zhao, B., & Mifsud Bonnici, J. (2016). Protecting EU citizens’ personal data in China: a reality or a fantasy? . International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 24(2), 128-150. 

Zhao, B. (2015). Reputation as Social Control in Present China: Use, Misuse, Abuse and Bankruptcy. Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 10(2), 359-379. 

Bo Zhao, Joe Cannataci, Jeanne Bonnici, etc. (2015). Balancing Privacy and Transparency and Redefining Their New Boundaries in the Internet Ecosystem. UNESCO Internet Study.

Zhao, B. (2015). Kunbei Zhang, Can Chinese legislation on informational privacy benefit from European experience? Rechtsgeleerd Magazijn Themis, 2, 83-85.


Zhao, B. (2014). Legal cases on posthumous reputation and posthumous privacy: history censorship, law, politics and culture. Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, 42(1), 40-122.

Zhao, B. (2014). Posthumous reputation and posthumous priacy in China: the dead, the law and the social transition. Brooklyn Journal of International Law, 39(1), 269-352.

Zhao, B. (2014). The Internationalisation of Information Privacy: towards a Common Protection. Groningen Journal of International Law , 2(2), 1-13.