Cindy Cohn is the executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Data privacy has become hot button issue for anyone using the Internet. Cindy Cohn, Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a key figure in protecting the digital civil liberties of millions of people around the world. She joins The Webby Podcast to discuss her first case at the EFF, against leaving encryption capabilities in government hands, to the EFF’s current work to decentralize social networks, and more.Keep up with David-Michel @dmdlikes Our Producer is Terence BrosnanOur Editorial Lead is Jordana JarrettMusic is Podington Bear   See for privacy and opt-out information.
Cindy Cohn is the Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (@eff) and was the Outside Lead Attorney in Bernstein v. Dept. of Justice, the successful First Amendment challenge to the US export restrictions on cryptography. [spreaker type=player resource="episode_id=19871915" width="100%" height="80px" theme="light" playlist="false" playlist-continuous="false" autoplay="false" live-autoplay="false" chapters-image="true" episode-image-position="right" hide-logo="true" hide-likes="false" hide-comments="false" hide-sharing="false" hide-download="true"]
In this slightly depressing pre-Christmas episode we talk to Cindy Cohn of the Electronic Frontier Foundation about her work in digital rights, how we can build a more free digital realm, and the EFF's issue of McSweeneys, "The End of Trust". We then talk about homelessness and how it's been made much, much worse by the Tories. We promise to have a more cheerful episode next week. Merry Christmas! Check out the Electronic Frontier Foundation and their book "The End of Trust" here: Letter from a homeless woman to Housing Secretary James Brokenshire MP Follow us on twitter:
In this episode, we discuss patent trolls, government hacking, privacy in the digital age, and other vital issues with Cindy Cohn, who runs the Electronic Frontier Foundation. For those who are reading the novel After On, Tom Merritt and I discuss pages 110-180 in the very last section of the podcast.
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Nov 30th, 1963
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3 hours, 47 minutes
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