Pasquale Annicchino (male), Ph.D., LL.M., is a Senior Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Foggia, Italy. He is a legal scholar specialized in Comparative Human Rights Law and European Law and Data Protection. He is regularly invited to teach courses and seminars on comparative law, law and religion and data protection in various universities in Europe and in the US. He has worked as Data Protection Officer for several IoT related research projects and contributed to ITU reports on data protection standardization. He published articles on international law reviews and journals and contributed to several European research projects on data protection and Internet of Things.