Mark Rumold

Staff Attorney
415.436.9333 ext. 137

Mark is a staff attorney at EFF, focusing primarily on access to information, government secrecy, and national security issues. As part of EFF's Transparency Project, Mark regularly represents EFF in cases under the federal Freedom of Information Act. As a result of his transparency work, tens of thousands of pages of previously secret government documents have been made available to the public. Mark is a graduate of Northwestern University and the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. In his spare time, he likes doing the New York Times crossword puzzle and cheering for disappointing sports teams.

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BREAKING: Obama rejects laws mandating backdoors in our communications, but doesn't go nearly far enough:

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The final TPP text is still secret, but based on what we know so far it's a terrible deal for digital rights:

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