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People behind OTF

Meet the the people behind OTF. Our Team, Advisory Council, and Fellows are a large community of people who speak dozens of languages, are from all over the world, know a lot about Internet freedom, support hundreds of projects, and know how to make yours succeed.

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Daniel Riofrio

As a senior OTF Information Controls Fellow, Daniel worked with the University of New Mexico to collaborate with Ecuadorian groups to study the characteristics of past DoS attacks and mitigate future attacks expected around the 2017 E…
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David Choi

As a Digital Integrity Fellow, Choi will assess and identify threats in journalism community in South Korea operating in high threat environments, as well as providing digital security assistances, consultations, trainings to let them…
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Dhyta Caturani

Dhyta Caturani is a feminist activist working on issues related to human rights, social justice, civil liberties, sexuality, women’s rights, and violence against women.
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Diego Bravo

As a seasonal Information Controls fellow, Diego worked with Citizen Lab over the summer to contribute to their security analysis of popular browsers.
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Emerging Technology Fellow

The Emerging Technology Fellow studied Internet censorship in China looking specifically at the technical capacity, limitations and policies of the Great Firewall of China and domain fronting accessibility challenges.
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Enrico Calandro

As a Senior Information Controls Fellow, Enrico Calandro was hosted by Research ICT Africa to investigate African users awareness and experience of censorship, surveillance, and internet safety and security, in order to assess levels …
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Enrique Piraces

As a Seasonal Information Controls Fellow, Enrique Piraces was hosted by the Citizen Lab to perform the initial work to create a methodological framework and toolset for the collection, preservation, and sharing of information about t…
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Esther Rodriguez Hernandez

An an Information Controls Fellow, Esther will conduct a security and privacy audit of a messaging application popular in several Asian countries.
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Gabrielle Lim

Gabrielle worked with Data & Society to better conceptualize and map out the influence of disinformation and media manipulation in Malaysia, given recent efforts to limit press freedom and increase online information controls.
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Geoffrey Alexander

As a senior Information controls fellow, Geoff is working with Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto to develop new methods and tools for investigating malware enabled espionage operations against targeted actors like journalists a…
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Grace Mutung'u

Grace worked with the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University to perform an analysis and publication of a report on freedom online in the Uganda elections of 2016, monitor information controls applied by the Kenyan Government and t…
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Griffin Boyce

As a senior Information Controls fellow, Griffin collected and analyzed the internet censorship climate in former Soviet states leveraging the resources of the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University,.
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Gus Andrews

Gus Andrews is a Secure Usability Senior Fellow.
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Hoàng Nguyên Phong

Phong worked with University of Massachusetts - Amherst to study the Invisible Internet Project (I2P) with a focus on the network's censorship resistance.
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Igor Valentovich

As a Senior OTF fellow, Igor Valentovich worked with eQualit.ie to conduct a comparative research on the progress of information controls in the former Soviet Union space.
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Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

As a Senior Information Controls Fellow, Ihsan Ayyub Qazi worked with International Computer Science Institute to significantly advance the development of an incentive-compatible tool for measuring internet censorship at scale.
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Information Controls Fellow

This fellow will research existing and potential circumvention techniques in Egypt
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Information Controls Fellow

As an Information Controls Fellow, this fellow intends to work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study how individuals involved in protests in Sudan gained awareness of circumvention tools and the mechanisms that led t…
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Information Controls Fellow

This Information Controls Fellow will look into the Myanmar government and the military's surveillance and censorship capacity.
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Iryna Chulivska

Iryna Chulivska is the co-founder and Head of the NGO Digital Security Lab Ukraine.