Cindy Cohn
Legal Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Cindy Cohn is the Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation
as well as its General Counsel. She is responsible for overseeing the
EFF’s overall legal strategy and supervising EFF’s 9 staff attorneys.
Ms. Cohn first became involved with the EFF in 1995, when the EFF asked
her to serve as the lead attorney in Bernstein v. Dept. of Justice, the
successful First Amendment challenge to the U.S. export restrictions on
cryptography. The National Law Journal named Ms. Cohn one of 100 most
influential lawyers in America in 2006 for “rushing to the barricades
wherever freedom and civil liberties are at stake online.” In 2007 the
Journal named her one of the 50 most influential women lawyers in


Location: Marina Ballroom F
Danny O'Brien (Electronic Frontier Foundation), Cindy Cohn (Electronic Frontier Foundation), Kevin Bankston (Electronic Frontier Foundation), Emily Berger (Electronic Frontier Foundation), Tim Jones (Electronic Frontier Foundation), John Perry Barlow (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
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