February 28, 2014 | By Kimberly Carlson

EFF Staff to Speak at RightsCon!

The RightsCon summit is making its way back to Silicon Valley March 3-5, opening its doors to human rights experts, engineers, government representatives, and other activists from around the globe who will discuss solutions to human rights challenges. As such, a number of EFF staff members are looking forward to attending and speaking at the three-day conference, which is hosted by our friends at Access.

While EFF encourages you to attend as many RightsCon events as you can, be sure to catch the following:

Monday, March 3, 3:30PM - 4:45PM: State of the Fight Against State-Sponsored Malware featuring Global Policy Analyst, Eva Galperin and Staff Attorney, Nate Cardozo

Monday, March 3, 5:00PM – 6:15PM: The Web Women Want featuring Director for International Freedom of Expression, Jillian C. York

Tuesday, March 4, 12:00PM – 1:15PM: Policy Laundering: Hacking the International Innovation Policy Machine featuring Intellectual Property Director, Corynne McSherry and Global Policy Analyst, Maira Sutton

Tuesday, March 4, 12:00PM – 1:15PM: Watching the Observers: The Impact of Surveillance on Human Rights Documentarians and Journalists featuring Global Policy Analyst, Eva Galperin

Tuesday, March 4, 4:00PM – 5:00PM: Toward Accountability: Reflecting on ICT Industry Action to Protect Users Rights featuring International Director, Danny O’Brien

Tuesday, March 4, 5:15PM – 6:15PM: Demonstrate and Disobey: Protest and Civil Disobedience On and Offline featuring Staff Attorney, Hanni Fakhoury

Wednesday, March 5, 9:00AM – 10:15AM: Competition, Consumers and Trolls: Why You Should Care About Patents featuring Senior Staff Attorney, Julie Samuels

Wednesday, March 5, 10:30AM – 11:45AM: Privatized Enforcement and Corporate Censorship: The Future of Freedom of Expression featuring Director for International Freedom of Expression, Jillian C. York

Wednesday, March 5, 10:30AM – 11:45AM: Securing Justice Safely: Documenting, Distributing, and Adjudicating on Digital Human Rights Data featuring Senior Staff Attorney, Kurt Opsahl

Wednesday, March 5, 2:30PM – 3:45PM: Uncontrolled Surveillance: Regulation and the Export Controls featuring International Director, Danny O’Brien

Wednesday, March 5, 4:00PM – 5:15PM: Fire the Lawyers, Hire the Engineers! – A Debate featuring Legal Director, Cindy Cohn

Wednesday, March 5, 4:00PM – 5:15PM: Location, Location, Location: What Rights Should we Have Against Pervasive Location Tracking? featuring Senior Staff Attorney, Jennifer Lynch and Senior Staff Technologist, Seth Schoen

Aside from the aforementioned events, many members of the EFF staff will be attending RightsCon so be sure to say “hello!”

Click here to find the complete RightsCon program schedule.


Deeplinks Topics

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.

Follow EFF

Tomorrow at @sfiaf in San Francisco, join EFF for "Edward Snowden Revelations and the Public Right to Know." https://eff.org/r.v9n2

May 29 @ 4:33pm

EFF supporters get 20% off registration for @ISSALA's Information Security #Summit7 next week: https://eff.org/r.s2qt

May 29 @ 1:36pm

Higher max sentences for "material support" won't prevent terrorism—but will chill First Amendment rights. https://eff.org/r.x49r

May 29 @ 1:19pm
JavaScript license information