Before joining Big Brother Watch, Silkie was the Senior Advocacy Officer at Liberty where she led a programme on Technology and Human Rights and launched a legal challenge to the Investigatory Powers Act. She previously worked for Edward Snowden’s official defence fund and whistleblowers at risk.
She is a passionate campaigner for the protection of liberties, particularly in the context of new and emerging technologies, and has worked to uphold rights in the fields of state surveillance, policing technologies, big data, artificial intelligence and free expression online.
Silkie is also an information security trainer and organises Cryptoparty London. She is the co-author of Information Security for Journalists.
In this episode, we’ll be exploring…