June 07, 2013 | Jim Killock

Advisory Council nominations

Are you an expert in digital issues, civil liberties or campaigning? Or do you know who should be helping us form policy and campaign strategy?

Once a year, ORG recruits experts to our Advisory Council. This is the your chance to help us be the most expert and forward thinking digital civil liberties organisation in the UK. Send nominations to jim@openrightsgroup.org

This year we particularly want

  1. Privacy experts, in data protection, surveillance laws and digital privacy
  2. People with a legal background
  3. People with a strong background in copyright reform
  4. Campaigners
  5. People with experience in FOI, Subject Access Requests, media work
  6. Journalists and investigative journalists
  7. People with senior political contacts in the Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative parties

Please send us your nominations!

Comments (1)

  1. Caspar Bowden:
    Jun 12, 2013 at 12:02 PM

    [Caspar Bowden is an independent advocate for information self-determination rights, and public understanding of privacy research in computer science. He is a specialist in data protection policy, EU and US surveillance law, PET research, Cloud computing, identity management, and information ethics. For nine years he was Chief Privacy Adviser for Microsoft, and previously was co-founder and director of the Foundation for Information Policy Research (www.fipr.org). He was an expert adviser to the UK Parliament on privacy and surveillance legislation, and co-organized six public conferences on encryption, data retention, and interception policy. He has previous careers in financial engineering and risk management, and software engineering (systems, 3D games, applied cryptography), including work with Goldman Sachs, Microsoft Consulting Services, Acorn, Research Machines, and IBM. He is a fellow of the British Computer Society, and a member of the advisory bodies of several civil society associations.]