Nicole Ozer

Technology & Civil Liberties Dir
ACLU of Northern California

Nicole Ozer is the Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director for the ACLU of California. Nicole is a nationally recognized expert on issues at the intersection of privacy and government surveillance and free speech and the Internet.

Nicole spearheaded the passage of the landmark California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA) and California Reader Privacy Act, developed the ACLU’s national privacy campaign, Demand Your dotRights, and is the author of numerous legal and policy publications, including Privacy & Free Speech: It’s Good for Business (www.itsgoodfor.biz). She regularly blogs and tweets at www.aclunc.org/tech and @nicoleozer.

Nicole graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College, studied comparative civil rights history at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and earned her J.D. with a Certificate in Law and Technology from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California Berkeley.

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