Zohar Efroni

Zohar leads the research group “Frameworks for Data Markets” at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in Berlin.

His current research focuses on various legal aspects of data markets and the influence of legal institutions and regulation on the data economy, including  the cluster of questions surrounding the “data as counter-performance” phenomenon. The relevant legal framework includes contract law, consumer protection law, unfair competition law and data protection law.

Zohar further specializes in intellectual property law and conducts interdisciplinary research in the area of privacy and technology, including privacy icons and data trusts as solution approaches to structural and behavioral problems related to data protection and privacy laws.