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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Putting private companies in charge of the rules for online speech can lead to censorship. https://edri.org/copyfail-3/ #CopyrightWeek

Jan 20 @ 4:11pm

Copyright has a serious free speech problem. Curbing takedown abuse could help fix that. https://www.techdirt.com/arti... #CopyrightWeek

Jan 20 @ 3:33pm

EULAs that purport to waive users' fair use rights hurt libraries as well as consumers. http://www.districtdispatch.o... #CopyrightWeek

Jan 20 @ 2:59pm
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