Jacob Hoffman-Andrews

Senior Staff Technologist

Jacob is a lead developer on Let's Encrypt, the free and automated Certificate Authority. He also works on EFF's Encrypt the Web initiative and is a maintainer on the HTTPS Everywhere browser extension.

Prior to working at EFF, Jacob was on Twitter's anti-spam and security teams. One the security team, he implemented HTTPS-by-default with forward secrecy, key pinning, HSTS, and CSP. On anti-spam, he deployed new machine-learned models to detect and block spam in realtime.  Before Twitter, he worked at Google, variously on the maps, transit, and shopping teams.

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The @TODAYshow spotlights how patent trolls cherry-pick venue—an issue before the Supreme Court today. http://www.today.com/news/see...

Mar 27 @ 7:30am

Pls plan to call your House Rep today, "vote no FCC privacy repeal" If your rep is Republican, ask 5 friends too https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Mar 27 @ 7:02am

Sen. @OrrinHatch explains why today's SCOTUS argument on patent venue is a troll-sized big deal. https://www.wired.com/2017/03...

Mar 27 @ 6:44am
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