A selection of media mentions, and other public appearances.
1/2015: I spoke with The Verge about the threat of greater law enforcement powers in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack.
1/2015: I spoke with Italy’s The Local about surveillance measures in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack.
1/2015: I spoke with NBC News about Mark Zuckerberg’s free speech comments in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo murders.
11/2014: I spoke with the Guardian about comments made by the head of GHCQ about Silicon Valley companies and censorship.
11/2014: I participated in the Atlantic‘s “Silicon Valley Insiders Panel”.
10/2014: I was quoted by MakeUseOf on what the next 10 years of Internet censorship look like.
9/2014: I spoke with The Verge about how Facebook’s abuse button is used to silence speech.
8/2014: I spoke with the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, KCRW’s To the Point, ThinkProgress, and the International Business Times about whether social media companies should host violent images.
7/2014: I spoke with the Asia Digital Life Project about Internet controls in Southeast Asia.
7/2014: IFEX quoted me in a piece on The Right to Be Forgotten.
7/2014: I spoke with VOA about Cambodia’s “cybercrime” draft law.
7/2014: I was cited in an editorial by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
7/2014: I spoke with Epoch Times about LinkedIn’s censorship in China.
7/2014: I spoke with Phys.org about threats to the open Internet
6/2014: I was quoted in Australia’s The Monthly on NSA spying.
6/2014: I spoke with the UNDispatch podcast about my work.
6/2014: I spoke with Computer Weekly about how Iraqis are circumventing online censorship.
6/2014: Global Voices highlighted my winning Knight News Challenge project.
6/2014: I talked to the BBC about Iraq’s censorship of social media websites.
6/2014: I talked to Vice News about Facebook censorship.
5/2014: I spoke with Salon about financial censorship of sex workers.
5/2014: I spoke with the San Jose Mercury News about hashtag activism.
4/2014: I spoke with Natalie Nahai, the Web Psychologist, for her podcast, on free speech, surveillance, and feminism.
4/2014: I spoke with TechCrunch about business and censorship.
4/2014: I was profiled by the Personal Democracy Forum, at which I’ll be speaking this year.
4/2014: I spoke with NBC News about USAID-funded ZunZuneo (aka “Cuban Twitter”).
3/2014: I spoke with Al Jazeera English about Internet use in Syria.
3/2014: Index on Censorship included me in a list of eight women fighting for freedom of expression.
3/2014: I participated in the Globe and Mail‘s debate on whether the Internet is a threat or a gift to democracy.
2/2014: I was quoted by Newsweek on the surveillance practices of the Syrian government.
2/2014: I spoke with Laurie Penny for a piece on cyber bullying for Al Jazeera America.
2/2014: I spoke with the International Business Times about Tunisia’s new surveillance body.
2/2014: I spoke with Arab Talk Radio about mass surveillance.
2/2014: A special report by the Committee to Protect Journalists quotes me with respect to Iranian Internet censorship.
2/2014: The International Press Institute conducted an interview with me on digital security.
2/2014: The Daily Californian reported on a panel discussion at Berkeley on which I spoke.
1/2014: BBC Mundo: On digital security (in Spanish).
1/2014: The Kuwait News Agency reported on AB14, at which I spoke.
12/2013: I was interviewed by the Tehran Review (Farsi).
12/2013: I was named to the Telegraph‘s list of 42 women to follow on Twitter.
12/2013: Canada’s National Post: on the UAE’s detention of US citizen Shezanne Casim.
12/2013: Wired: on Android’s censorship of keywords.
11/2013: eTalks conducted an interview with me on my work with EFF and Global Voices.
11/2013 Moment Magazine featured my views in a debate on the regulation of hate speech.
10/2013: New York Times: on Suzanne Somers’ “expert” commentary (bonus: My Halloween Twitter name is mentioned).
10/2013: McClatchy: on Popular Science’s decision to remove their comments section.
10/2013: I spoke with KALW about the value of online comment sections.
10/2013: ars technica: on moving away from Google products in light of surveillance revelations.
9/2013: The Guardian: on Brazil’s plan to regulate citizens’ data.
9/2013: Reuters: on the possible unblocking of Facebook in Iran.
9/2013: The Washington Post conducted an interview with me on my views on the censorship of sexist speech.
9/2013: HuffPost Live: on Internet censorship in China.
8/2013: I was listed by the Huffington Post as one of “28 female thinkers you should know.”
7/2013: An interview with Croatian publication tportal.hr on surveillance and censorship.
7/2013: The Daily Beast: on Apple’s censorship of keywords on iOS devices.
7/2013: I spoke with Tunisian publication Nawaat (in French) about the NSA’s PRISM.
6/2013: El Diario: on Google Palestine (Spanish).
6/2013: TechPresident: on the use of security tools when reporting from censored environments.
6/2013: Foreign Policy: on the use of Twitter by terrorist organizations.
5/2013: Lebanon’s Daily Star: on deep packet inspection technology
5/2013: Jordan Times: on Arab public opinion about censorship.
5/2013: Corriere della Sera (in Italian): on Do Not Track.
5/2013: HuffPost Live: on the future of free speech on platforms such as Google and Facebook.
4/2013: PRI’s The World: on the Syrian Electronic Army.
4/2013: El País: on online memes (in Spanish).
4/2013: An interview (in Turkish) with Milliyet on media and censorship in Turkey and elsewhere.
2/2013: Columbia Journalism Review: on Azeri blogger Emin Milli.
2/2013: FOX News: on the state of Internet freedom worldwide.
2/2013: I spoke with HuffPost Live on the challenges of safeguarding free expression.
1/2013: New York Times: on “objectivity” in journalism.
12/2012: ars technica: on the launch of the Freedom of the Press Foundation.
11/2012: TechPresident: on the Syrian government shutting down the Internet.
11/2012: The New Yorker: on Twitter’s responsibility toward certain types of speech.
10/2012: The Atlantic: on Syria’s digital proxy war.
10/2012: An interview with Journalisten.se conducted during .SE’s “Internetdagarna” conference in Stockholm.
10/2012: New York Times: on Twitter censoring Nazi content in Germany.
10/2012: Economist (print edition): on online free speech.
9/2012: Video from the annual Cyber Dialogue: What is Stewardship in Cyberspace?
9/2012: An interview with Zeit Online on the balance of rights and responsibilities online.
8/2012: Washington Post: on the negative effects of technology sanctions on the Syrian and Iranian opposition.
6/2012: ars technica: on Google’s efforts toward being more transparent to its users.
4/2012: The Swedish Foreign Ministry conducted an interview with me at the Stockholm Internet Forum.
3/2012: Sean Aday of GWU’s Institute for Public Policy and Global Communication reviewed a paper I co-authored in the Journal of Communications.
3/2012: Forbes: on the Pakistani government’s public solicitation of filtering technology.
2/2012: I spoke with WNYC’s On the Media on the ways in which Facebook’s restrictive policies are shifting norms.
1/2012: AFP: on how the Internet is fueling the Palestinian drive for free expression.
12/2011: Fast Company: on Saudi’s Kingdom Holdings’ purchase of Twitter shares and what it means for free expression on the social network.
12/2011: Marketplace Tech Report: on TIME’s person of the year, “the protester”
12/2011: named to the Levo League‘s “Twitter-ful list of women crucial to foreign policy.”
12/2011: Al Arabiya (in Arabic) on PalConnect, the first Palestinian social media conference.
10/2011: I was profiled by the Women in the World Foundation.
10/2011: Mother Jones: on the use of BlueCoat surveillance technology in Syria.
10/2011: Tunisia Live TV: on the Third Arab Bloggers Meeting in Tunis.
9/2011: Al Jazeera English (video): on the defacement by Anonymous of several Syrian government websites.
9/2011: I spoke with NPR Weekend Edition Sunday about the Syrian Electronic Army.
9/2011: The Majalla: on the use of social media in the Middle East.
9/2011: Deustchlandradio Kultur (in German): on the export of surveillance technologies by Western governments to authoritarian regimes.
8/2011: I spoke with WNYC’s On The Media on the dangerous precedent set by BART in shutting down mobile networks.
8/2011: South Africa’s Daily Maverick: on the use of digital tools for criminal organizing
8/2011: WNPR’s Colin McEnroe Show: on BART’s shutdown of mobile networks.
8/2011: I spoke with Bloomberg West on the UK riots and possible censorship of social media.
6/2011: Foreign Policy named me as one of the Top 100 Twitterati tweeting about foreign policy.
6/2011: The Nation (video): on the use of ‘national security’ claims as a guise for crackdowns.
5/2011: The Nation: on YouTube’s policies toward violent content.
5/2011: Canada’s Financial Post covered a panel I spoke on which I spoke at the University of Toronto.
5/2011: I appeared on Al Jazeera Stream from Toronto with co-host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin.
5/2011: ABC Australia: on Facebook’s policies.
5/2011: I co-hosted an episode of Al Jazeera Stream from the Newseum.
4/2011: I was profiled by the Boston Globe.
3/2011: O’Reilly Radar profiled a discussion between Ethan Zuckerman and me held at Lesley University.
3/2011: Fast Company: on American tech helping MidEast censors
3/2011: The Financial Post: on the export of US-made filtering software
3/2011: PRI’s The World: on Facebook’s removal of a page advocating for a third intifada.
3/2011: RFE/RL: on the censorship of my blog by software made by US company Websense.
3/2011: MIT Technology Review: on a SXSW panel discussion—on human rights and social media—in which I participated.
3/2011: VOA: on the Tunisian government’s phishing attacks against activists.
2/2011: The New York Times: on Bahrain’s Internet filtering.
2/2011: Bloomberg TV: on the use of American-built filtering technology by authoritarian regimes.
2/2011: The New York Times: on Facebook’s “real names” policy.
2/2011: Al Jazeera’s Inside Story: on the use of social media in Egypt.
2/2011: The New York Times: on the why the “We are All Khaled Said” Facebook page was effective in mobilizing protesters.
2/2011: AP: on the rapid proliferation of messaging tool Speak2Tweet during Egypt’s Internet blackout.
1/2011: WHYY Radio, Philadelphia: on Egypt and social media.
1/2011: A Q&A with Foreign Policy on Egypt’s Internet shutdown.
1/2011: Wall Street Journal: on Global Voices’ reporting amidst Egypt’s Internet blackout.
1/2011: NPR’s Science Friday: on the use of social media for political change in the Arab world.
1/2011: WBUR’s Here & Now: on the use of social media in Egyptian protests.
1/2011: A discussion with Radio France on whether Tunisia’s was a ‘Twitter revolution’.
1/2011: A Q&A with Canada’s National Post on Tunisia and social media.
1/2011: ABC World News: on social media in Tunisia.
10/2010: LA Times: on the closure of the vb.ly domain by the Libyan Spider Network.
9/2010: Chronicle of Philanthropy: on Internet activism.
9/2010: VOA: on Haystack and bad tech journalism.
9/2010: ABC News: on the “Arab digital vanguard.”
5/2010: Al Jazeera’s Inside Story: on the debate over Facebook privacy.
3/2010: CNN: on proposed Internet filtering in Venezuela.
11/2009: Committee to Protect Journalists: on the work of the OpenNet Initiative.
8/2009: New Scientist: on the OpenNet Initiative project.
04/2009: The Guardian: on LinkedIn’s restriction of Syrian users.