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.

Stay in Touch

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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EFF joins other rights groups in calling on Twitter to restore API access to Politwoops https://eff.org/r.qdng

Sep 4 @ 2:22am

Good news! In major policy shift, DOJ tells law enforcement agents: Want to use a Stingray? Get a warrant. https://eff.org/r.bbky

Sep 3 @ 5:30pm

DOJ saw the writing on the wall, will require a warrant to use 'Stingray' cellphone trackers: https://eff.org/r.fbd9

Sep 3 @ 4:38pm
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