FORA.tv Speaker - Katitza Rodriguez

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Biography

Katitza Rodriguez is Electronic Frontier Foundation's International Rights Director. She concentrates on comparative policy and legal analysis of international privacy issues, with special emphasis on law enforcement, government surveillance, and cross border data flows. Her work in EFF's International Program also focuses on cybersecurity at the intersection of privacy, freedom of expression, and copyright enforcement. She is an advisor to the UN Internet Governance Forum (2009-2010), and a member of the Advisory Board of Privacy International.

Before joining EFF, Rodriguez was Director of the international privacy program at the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington D.C., where amongst other things, she served as the Research Director of The Privacy and Human Rights Report, an international survey of privacy law and developments in 78 countries. Rodriguez is well known to many in global civil society and in international policy venues for her work at the U.N. Internet Governance Forum and her pivotal role in the creation and ongoing success of the Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, for which she served as the civil society liaison while at EPIC from 2009 to March 2010. Rodriguez holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Lima, Peru.

1 Program

Advancing the New Machine: Database & Data Management

04.26.11 | 01:29:20 min | 0 comments