Version 1.5b Castle in the Sky
Speaker: Jillian C. York
Jillian C. York is a writer and activist whose work focuses on free expression, corporate regulation of speech, surveillance, and security.
Jillian C. York is a writer and activist focused on the intersection of technology and policy. She serves of the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where works on issues of free expression, privacy, and digital security.
With Ramzi Jaber, Jillian co-founded OnlineCensorship.org, a winner of the 2014 Knight News Challenge. She is a frequent public speaker on topics including surveillance, censorship, and the role of social media in social change. Her writing has been published by the New York Times, Al Jazeera, the Atlantic, the Guardian, Slate, Foreign Policy, and Die Zeit, among others.
Jillian serves on the Board of Directors of Global Voices Online, and on the Advisory Boards of R-Shief and Radio Free Asia’s Open Technology Fund.