Lee Tien

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) — Senior Staff Attorney and the Adams Chair for Internet Rights

Lee Tien is Legislative Director and the Adams Chair for Internet Rights at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, specializing in legislation around privacy, security, innovation, and free speech. Before joining EFF, he was a sole practitioner specializing in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation. Mr. Tien has published articles on children’s sexuality and information technology, anonymity, surveillance, and the First Amendment status of publishing computer software. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford University, where he was active in journalism at the Stanford Daily. After working as a news reporter at the Tacoma News Tribune, he went to law school at the University of California at Berkeley. He also did graduate work in the Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy at UC-Berkeley.

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