Electronic Frontier Foundation Expands San Francisco Staff

San Francisco - October 6, 2003 - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today announced it has hired three staff members to support its mission of protecting and promoting civil liberties in the digital realm.

EFF hired the following people, listed in alphabetical order:

Kathy Ahn has joined EFF as the organization's webmaster. She is making EFF's website and online archives more uniform and accessible. Before EFF, she worked as a web developer for companies such as Business 2.0, Covalent Technologies, and GeoCities. She attended computer science courses at the University of San Francisco and has a B.A. in English from University of Southern California.

Chris Palmer has joined EFF as the systems administrator. He is fixing EFF's computers, network, and other nagging staff concerns. Prior to EFF, he worked as a systems administrator and software programmer for ISPs and web application development shops in Minneapolis and San Francisco. He holds a B.A. degree in Linguistics from the University of Minnesota.

Donna Wentworth has joined EFF as a web writer and activist. She is editor of the EFFector newsletter and writing text for EFF web pages. A founding staff member of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, she wrote and edited "The Filter," the Berkman Center's highly regarded electronic newsletter on emerging developments in Internet law and policy. She co-edited the "Weblogs at Harvard Law" weblog and provided editorial input for the Chilling Effects and GrepLaw projects. She also created and writes "Copyfight: The Politics of IP," a weblog exploring intellectual property politics and issues. Wentworth graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from Colby College and later completed coursework in English Literature and Critical Theory at Georgetown University.



Kathy Ahn
   Electronic Frontier Foundation

Chris Palmer
   Systems Administrator
   Electronic Frontier Foundation

Donna Wentworth
   Web Writer / Activist
   Electronic Frontier Foundation

About EFF:

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading civil liberties organization working to protect rights in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF actively encourages and challenges industry and government to support free expression and privacy online. EFF is a member-supported organization and maintains one of the most linked-to websites in the world at http://www.eff.org/