Dr TJ McIntyre is an Associate Professor in the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin where his research focuses on issues involving information technology law, cybercrime, and civil liberties. He holds a BCL from University College Dublin, an LLM from University College London and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh. His doctoral thesis was on the topic of internet filtering law and governance. He qualified as a barrister in the Honorable Society of King’s Inns, Dublin where he achieved the Antonia O’Callaghan Prize for Advocacy, and was later admitted as a solicitor by the Law Society of Ireland. He is also a member of the New York Bar. He practises as a consultant solicitor with FP Logue Solicitors, specialising in data protection and technology law issues. He is a specialist adjudicator for the .ie Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy. He is chairperson of the civil liberties group Digital Rights Ireland and regularly appears in the national and international media discussing issues of law and technology. Since 2010 he has been the Irish national expert on information society and data protection issues for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency research network.