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Emeritus Professor Steve Saxby

Emeritus Professor Steve Saxby

 PhD, MBCS, Cert Ed, BA Law (Hons) Solicitor

Research interests

  • IT Law and Public Policy 
  • Legal issues in digital mapping
  • Legal regulation of Digital identity

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Emeritus Professor Stephen Saxby is former Professor of IT Law and Public Policy at Southampton Law School within the University of Southampton. He served as a member of the academic staff from 1977 until his retirement in 2016, teaching and researching in IT Law throughout this period.

In 1980, he launched the first Undergraduate LLB IT Law course in Britain in Computer Law. In 1991 he added an LLM module in EU IT Law, which subsequently developed into a focus on Internet Law. Then from 2010-2016, alongside Professor Ian Lloyd, he ran a distance learning LLM in IT & Telecoms Law.

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