Kinfe Desta

Kinfe Desta

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Kinfe Desta (Ethiopia) is a Lecturer at Addis Ababa University, where his teaching and research interests are Internet governance and media law. He undertook his undergraduate studies in law in Ethiopia and further graduate studies in Norway (IT Law) and the UK (International Law). He is a past ICANN Fellow and has been involved with the internationalized domain name program for the Ethiopic Script. He is also a member of ICANN’s Non-Commercial Stakeholders Group within the Generic Supporting Organization. Kinfe is passionate about Internet governance, and is current dedicating his time to a long-term research project on the Internet Bill of Rights and the post-Snowden privacy discussions at the United Nations.

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