Zebras walking away on a long road in Ngorongoro crater

Newest: As they say, some personal news.

After a decade advancing digital rights and resilience work at Internews, I’m excited to start a journey in the private sector.

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Recent: Censorship and Centralization

De-platforming gets thrown around as equivalent to censorship or getting kicked off of the Internet, but this is a dangerous and self-fulfilling lie. Beyond being demonstrably not true, we also cannot cede the digital public square to private corporations which do not, at their core, serve the public interest.

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From 2006: Web 2.0 + 10

Nevertheless, the wonder and excitement of Web 2.0 reminds me heavily of the early days of the Internet, and the non-web parts of it – BBSes, Usenet, and the command-line interface world of remote-login Unix boxes.

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Image courtesy SpaceX

Project: SatComms Safety

Satellite Communication Threats is an adversary-neutral review of known risks with satellite communications (satphones, BGANs, and LEO-orbit (StarLink) terminals).

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Project: Level-Up

Level Up is a collection of digital safety resources targeted at trainers to build more engaging and impactful curricula

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Project: SAFETAG

SAFETAG is a community-owned, capacity-centered framework for organizational digital security assessment that I co-authored.

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