Francisco Brito Cruz

Francisco Brito Cruz is the co-director of InternetLab and project lead for the InternetLab Reports project. He is a lawyer and works on issues related to digital rights, intellectual property, media and consumer rights. He is a member of Brazil’s Empirical Legal Research Network (REED) and winner of the “Brazil’s Internet Framework Bill & Development Award” (Google/FGV-SP). In 2013, Francisco was a visiting researcher at the Center for the Study of Law and Society from the University of California-Berkeley and from 2012-2014, coordinated the Internet, Law & Society Nucleus at the University of São Paulo (NDIS-USP). Francisco holds a master’s degree in Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law and a bachelor's degree (LL.B., 2011) from the University of São Paulo (Brazil).