March 4, 2021 - 6:30pm PST

Ethics in Technology, a local organization in the Electronic Frontier Alliance, (not EFF) will host this event:

How Technology Companies and Government Agencies are Watching You!

From the Organizers:

Join Ethics in Technology as we discuss surveillance and bigtech data collection and use. 

Saira Hussain
is a Staff Attorney on EFF's civil liberties team, focusing on racial justice and surveillance. Previously, Saira was a Staff Attorney in the Criminal Justice Reform Program at Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus (ALC), where she focused on disentangling federal immigration enforcement from local law enforcement through policy advocacy, litigation, and coalition-building.

Nathan 'nash' Sheard
 is the Electronic Frontier Foudnation's  Associate Director of Community Organizing. nash leads EFF's grassroots, student, and community organizing efforts. As the lead coordinator of the Electronic Frontier Alliance, nash works to support the Alliance's member organizations in educating their neighbors on digital-privacy best practices, and advocating for privacy and innovation protecting policy and legislation.

Rev. Martin Todd Allen is an advisor to Ethics in Technology. He is Associate Minister at the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples. Previously, Rev. Allen worked as a prison, hospital and military Chaplain and currently works as a hospice chaplain in the South Bay. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of The Human Agenda.

Mike Rufo is an advisor to Ethics in Technology he is a Bay Area activist, singer/songwriter, and sustainable energy consultant. Mike is a board member of Defending Rights and Dissent, a civil liberties organization and was previously a board member with the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology (CEERT).

Brett Wilkins
is Ethics In Tech board member. Brett Wilkins is a staff writer for Common Dreams ( and a member of the activist writers' group Collective 20 (

Vahid Razavi
is an Iranian-American and technology veteran of Silicon Valley, Vahid has founded tech firms and advised and worked in senior management roles in Silicon Valley. He has published two books, The Age of Nepotism and Ethics In Tech and Lack Thereof.

Debi Durst
Forged in the crucible of improvisational theater at a young age, Debi has performed with every improv group known to humanity in the Bay Area.

Nina G is a comedian, professional speaker and author of Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen.

Barry Weintraub has been doing comedy since telephones had long and tangled cords on them


Thursday, March 4
6:30 pm -8:30 PT



This event is organized not by EFF, but by the Ethics in Technology,—a grassroots group participating in the Electronic Frontier Alliance. The EFA is a network of grassroots organizations across the country committed to promoting digital rights. Together, we're building a movement to promote freedom of expression, privacy, security, creativity, and access to knowledge.