Current ResearchFair use and consumer protection policies regarding digital goods and services; Intellectual property and the public interest. Conflicts between intellectual property policy and digital collaboration/participation projects; The semantics of technology policy regulation.
Other ResearchStaff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
EducationB.A., Public Policy Studies and Certificate in Women's Studies, Duke University, 1993
J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law (UC Berkeley), 2000
What Information issues interests you most?
Information is both an economic commodity as well as a basis for accessing human knowledge, building democracy, and promoting social evolution. I'm interested in how we balance rules and policies about private information ownership with the public interest in social progress, especially intellectual property rules.
Something few people know about you
I love to take photographs. See, e.g., http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdawg/.