David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression
Uci Law

David Kaye is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression and a professor at UC Irvine School of Law. His 2019 book, Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet (Columbia Global Reports), explores the ways in which companies, governments and activists struggle to define the rules for online expression. He has published major reports for the UN on encryption, content moderation, AI and human rights, online hate speech, and the lawlessness of the private surveillance industry.

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