Dr. Kaya works as a full-time faculty member with the Department of Information and Technology Law of Istanbul University Faculty of Law. He holds LLB from Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law, LLM in Internet Law from Istanbul Bilgi University and PhD in Law from the University of Nottingham (UK) School of Law.
His expertise covers a wide range of IT law matters and his principal research interest lies in the fields of Internet law, cyber-security law, data protection law, digital forensics, electronic communications law, with a particular focus on the correlation between technology and law.
His research interests currently revolve around law, governance, and ethics, in particular the role law and technology play in data analytics and emerging technologies. In the area of Internet law, he has special research interest and expertise on intermediary liability, Internet content regulations, deep packet inspection (DPI) technologies, and digital surveillance in general. He currently heads up IT Law research team at Istanbul Bilgi University IT Law Institute which is also a member of Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers (Network of Centers).
Dr. Kaya has 4 different books, namely "Electronic Commercial Law-Commercial Messages", "Internet Law", "Personal Data Protection Law" and "Blocking Internet Access". Dr. Kaya has updated his work “Internet Law” within 2021 and 2022 by including the novice regulations, decisions and such work has become an inevitable resource for everyone practicing in this field. In addition, he has researches and articles in different fields such as domain name disputes, European Union cyber security regulations and protection of personal data in public services.
Practice Areas & Work Department
Media & Entertainment
Startup Law & Entrepreneurship
Technology & Telecoms
Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers (Network of Centers)
Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet)
Public Procurement Law Academic Network (PLAN)