Professor of Law at the Department of Public Law of the University of São Paulo Faculty of Law (USP) (2017/2018), where he also earned his PhD in constitutional law and his bachelor of laws degree. He holds a “Master of the Science of Law” degree from Stanford Law School and a “Master of Law and Business” from Bucerius Law School/WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. Dennys has worked in the technology and civil liberties team of the Policy Department of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU/NC) and acted as a legal consultant for the “Timor-Leste Legal Education Project” (Stanford Law School/Asia Foundation). He has been awarded the first place prize of the “2011 Steven M. Block Civil Liberties award” for best written work on civil liberties at Stanford Law School and won the first place prize of the “Brazil’s Internet Framework Bill & Development Award” (Google/FGV-SP). In 2013, he was a fellow researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (Berlin). In July 2014, Dennys attended the Summer Doctoral Program at the Oxford Internet Institute. In 2016, he was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School at the invitation of Prof. Lawrence Friedman. Author of several articles and book chapters, he is a founding member of the Internet, Law and Society Research Nucleus at the University of São Paulo (NDIS-USP). He specializes in privacy and surveillance, having testified before Congress and the Supreme Court of Brazil and spoken in a number of national and international events. He is the Executive Director of InternetLab, a think tank on internet law and policy based in São Paulo, Brazil.