Session:Ask the Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Description "Ask the EFF" will be a panel presentation and question-and-answer session with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, featuring Kurt Opsahl, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel; and Staff Technologists Alexis Hancock and Mona Wang
Website(s) https://eff.org/
Type Discussion
Kids session No
Keyword(s) political, web, security
Tags Digital Freedom, Technology Policy, Encryption, Privacy
Processing assembly Assembly:About:freedom
Person organizing Dreirik
Language en - English
en - English
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Starts at 2019/12/29 19:00
Ends at 2019/12/29 20:00
Duration 60 minutes
Location Room:Lecture room M1

"Ask the EFF" will be a panel presentation and question-and-answer session with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, featuring Kurt Opsahl, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel; and Staff Technologists Alexis Hancock and Mona Wang. Come for the latest information about how the law is racing to catch up with technological change from staffers at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Internet's premiere digital civil liberties group fighting for freedom and privacy in the computer age. Come with your questions about current EFF issues such as the effort to undermine encryption (and add backdoors), discussion of our technology projects like Certbot (now our of beta!), encrypted DNS, and privacy enhancing software, and much more that are important to you.


urt Opsahl is the Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. In addition to representing clients on civil liberties, free speech and privacy law, Opsahl counsels on EFF projects and initiatives. Opsahl is the lead attorney on the Coders' Rights Project.

Alexis Hancock is a Staff Technologist who works on EFF's HTTPS Everywhere web extension. She's researches ways to expand and advocate consumer privacy, with a recent focus on mobile and dedicates time to close the equity gap in tech.

Mona Wang is a Staff Technologist working on our initiative to encrypt the entire Internet. She researches and tracks methods of global Internet censorship for our International working group. She also develops STARTTLS Everywhere, an initiative to secure email delivery, and our Let's Encrypt client, Certbot, to secure the web with HTTPS.