Chris Civil

Former Legal Intern
Academic Background:

J.D., University of Berkeley Law School (2013); B.A., U.C. Davis, Political Science

Work Experience:

Legal Intern, Center for Democracy and Technology; Legal Intern, Wikimedia Foundation; Clinical Student, Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic; Research Assistant, Professor Peter Menell, Berkeley Law

Legal Interests:

Copyright, Patent, Privacy

Bio/Other Interests:

I grew up in southern California, but have quickly become comfortable calling northern California home. I enjoy playing the drums, going to concerts, and reading a good book.

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NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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Libraries and booksellers band together to support Wikimedia’s lawsuit against NSA. Read our brief: https://eff.org/r.49dp

Sep 3 @ 1:50pm

Los Angeles Times endorses CalECPA: "These safeguards are overdue in an increasingly interconnected world…” https://eff.org/r.7dpt

Sep 3 @ 1:36pm

A dark corner of the TPP threatens to exacerbate the orphan works crisis. Op-ed in the Washington Post: https://eff.org/r.ar5w

Sep 3 @ 1:03pm
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