Niva Elkin-Koren is the dean of the University of Haifa Faculty of Law. She is the founding director of the Haifa Center for Law & Technology (HCLT). She received her LLB from Tel-Aviv University School of Law in 1989, her LLM from Harvard Law School in 1991, and her SJD from Stanford Law School in 1995. Her research focuses on the legal institutions that facilitate private and public control over the production and dissemination of information. She has written and spoken extensively about the privatization of information policy, copyright law and democratic theory, the effects of cyberspace on the economic analysis of law, liability of information intermediaries, the regulation of search engines, and the legal strategies for enhancing the public domain.