Elettra Bietti a doctoral student at Harvard Law School and her thesis explores the legal and moral obligations of digital platform owners such as Facebook and Google, considering platforms as sites of contestation, where new interests and forms of social organization demand for a reconfiguration of individual rights, entitlements, and duties. She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Yale Law School Information Society Project and an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard. She currently teaches at Harvard and collaborates with Privacy International.
In the recent past, she was a Kennedy Scholar visiting the Law Faculty at the University of Cambridge in the UK and a Eugene P. Beard Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. Prior to starting a doctorate, she worked as a lawyer at a magic circle firm in London and Brussels, focusing on intellectual property disputes, EU and antitrust law and also worked in film sales for a brief period. She holds an LLB (Hons) degree from University College London, an LLM from Harvard Law School and a Diploma in IP Law and Practice from Oxford University. She is qualified to practice law in New York, USA, and England and Wales, UK.