Mitch Stoltz is a Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Mitch works on cases where free speech and innovation collide with copyright and trademark law. His current projects include fighting the use of copyright as a tool for censorship, litigation on the copyright status of mandatory safety codes, and cases involving Internet television and video. Mitch also counsels clients on open source software licensing.
Before joining EFF, Mitch was an associate at Constantine Cannon LLP in Washington DC, where he worked on antitrust and copyright litigation and technology policy advocacy. Long ago, in an Internet far far away, Mitch was Chief Security Engineer for the Mozilla Project at Netscape Communications (later AOL), where he worked to secure Web browsers against malicious Internet content and coordinated the security research efforts of hackers on three continents. Mitch has a JD from Boston University and a BA in Public Policy and Computer Science from Pomona College.