Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Daniel Seng teaches and researches on information technology law, evidence, cybersecurity, privacy and data protection law, machine learning, natural language processing and statistical techniques with particular application in the law. He has presented and published various papers on all these topics in regional and international conferences, including the World Intellectual Property Organization and Interpol. His empirical findings and research have been published and favourably cited. His most recent work that combines an empirical analytical process for reviewing international copyright legislation was the basis for a proposed new international treaty on educational limitations and exceptions. Daniel was on one of the earliest legal study groups to discuss the enactment of privacy and data protection laws in Singapore, and had served as the Law Reform Consultant to the Attorney-General’s Chambers on matters such as electronic evidence, electronic signatures and data protection. In recognition of his work and research in the area, he was appointed amicus curiae (or friend of the court) in 2004 by the Supreme Court of Singapore in the leading Commonwealth decision of Chwee Kin Keong and 5 ors v. Digilandmall.com Pte Ltd.