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Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Godwin’s Law, Freedom of Speech – Mike Godwin – PSW #636

Paul, Doug and Tyler interview Mike Godwin about the creation of the EFF, why it was created and how he became involved, some of the first cases taken on by the EFF, Godwin's Law, the right to repair, freedom of speech, and much more!

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Guest

Mike Godwin
Mike Godwin
Distinguished Senior Fellow at R Street Institute

Mike Godwin focuses his research and writing on the areas of patent and copyright reform, surveillance reform, technology policy, freedom of expression and global internet policy. He previously served as a senior policy advisor at Internews, advising the organization’s public-policy partners in developing and transitional democracies as part of the Global Internet Policy Project. Mike also served as general counsel for the California-based Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia and other collaborative projects. There, he created and directed anti-censorship, privacy, trademark and copyright strategies and policies including Wikimedia’s responses to the SOPA and PIPA initiatives.

Hosts

Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
Doug White
Doug White
Professor at Roger Williams University
Tyler Robinson
Tyler Robinson
Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security
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