Maira Sutton

Global Policy Analyst
415.436.9333 x175

Maira works on EFF's International Team monitoring and advocating around emerging tech policy around the world with a focus on intellectual property and innovation issues. She earned her BA at UC Santa Cruz in Politics and Global Information and Social Enterprise Studies. At UCSC, she was a Fellow and Coordinator for the Global Information Internship Program (GIIP:, a program that trains undergraduate students to become enterprising tech-literate activists for local to global social justice issues. In 2008, Maira lived and worked in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as a legal researcher and tech intern with Sisters in Islam, a Muslim women's rights organization. Prior to joining EFF, she was a paralegal and legal researcher at a law firm in Los Angeles that was specialized in fighting redevelopment, eminent domain, and unfair government practices.

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

BREAKING: Victory! @JerryBrownGov signs CalECPA, guaranteeing warrant protection for digital records in California

Oct 8 @ 2:53pm

Do you sit on a police oversight board? Here’s a quick guide to surveillance technology:

Oct 8 @ 1:21pm

Down to the wire: @JerryBrownGov has until Sunday to sign SB 178 to require a warrant for data. Email him now:

Oct 8 @ 1:07pm
JavaScript license information