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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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.

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Massive leak of Hacking Team docs exposes the firm selling spyware to authoritarian governments: https://eff.org/r.f6bu

Jul 6 @ 4:40pm

Newest leak of TPP's IP chapter reveals how countries are converging on anti-user copyright takedown rules: https://eff.org/r.jedp

Jul 6 @ 3:40pm

MasterCard and Visa are shutting down payments to Backpage. Here's why that's bad for free speech online: https://eff.org/r.v395

Jul 6 @ 3:11pm
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