Lee Tien

Senior Staff Attorney and Adams Chair for Internet Rights
+1 415 436 9333 x102

Lee Tien is a Senior Staff Attorney and the Adams Chair for Internet Rights at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, specializing in free speech law, including intersections with intellectual property law and privacy law. Before joining EFF, Lee was a sole practitioner specializing in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation. Mr. Tien has published articles on children's sexuality and information technology, anonymity, surveillance, and the First Amendment status of publishing computer software. Lee received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford University, where he was very active in journalism at the Stanford Daily. After working as a news reporter at the Tacoma News Tribune for a year, Lee went to law school at Boalt Hall, University of California at Berkeley. Lee also did graduate work in the Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy at UC-Berkeley.

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

Much interest at the WTO in new global trade rules for the Internet… but also acceptance that users must be involved https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Sep 29 @ 12:33pm

We don't know enough about abuse of law enforcement databases. But what @AP uncovered is unnerving. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Sep 29 @ 11:00am

Victory! Gov. Brown has signed legislation creating due process and transparency for California's gang databases https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Sep 29 @ 8:59am
JavaScript license information