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TR35 - Christopher Soghoian

American Civil Liberties Union
Principal Technologist

Christopher Soghoian is a privacy researcher and activist working at the intersection of technology, law, and policy. He is a principal technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union and a visiting fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project. He was previously the first in-house technologist at the Federal Trade Commission, where he worked on investigations of Facebook and Twitter. He also co-created the Do Not Track privacy mechanism embraced by the major Web browsers. Soghoian’s PhD work, which he completed at Indiana University in 2012, examines the role of third-party communications service providers in facilitating law-enforcement surveillance.