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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Yes, it's still legal to film the police. Know your rights before you start recording: https://eff.org/r.w6lj

Aug 31 @ 12:59pm

You might need a drink after reading about August's Stupid Patent of the Month attacking the Internet of Things: https://eff.org/r.bpl9

Aug 31 @ 12:42pm

New story from the @ap: People are filming the cops more often. They're also getting arrested for it more often. https://eff.org/r.6ig

Aug 31 @ 12:29pm
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