Palestrante: Dave Maass
Dave Maass is senior investigative researcher at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where he studies police surveillance as a member of the EFF Threat Lab. He is also a visiting professor of media technology at the University of Nevada, Reno's Reynolds School of Journalism.
As EFF's senior investigative researcher, Dave Maass covers issues related to police surveillance, free speech, transparency, and government accountability. In addition to leading deep-dive investigations, Dave coordinates large-scale public records campaigns, advocates on state legislation, and compiles The Foilies, EFF's annual tongue-in-cheek awards for outrageous responses to FOIA requests. He sometimes represents EFF in digital rights-themed cosplay at Dragon Con, and he edited EFF's first science fiction collection, Pwning Tomorrow. He also researches virtual reality as part of the team that developed Spot the Surveillance, EFF's first VR experience.
Dave is currently Visiting Professor of Media Technology at the University of Nevada, Reno Reynolds School of Journalism. Prior to joining EFF, Dave worked as an investigative reporter for alternative newspapers across the southwestern United States.