Speaker profile


  • Mr Jim Dempsey
    Vice President for Public Policy
    Center for Democracy & Technology


Jim Dempsey is Vice President for Public Policy at the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), a non-profit public policy organization focused on privacy and other issues affecting the future of the Internet.  Mr. Dempsey joined CDT in 1997, served as Executive Director from 2003 to 2005, and currently heads CDT’s West Coast office in San Francisco. Mr. Dempsey concentrates on Internet privacy and government surveillance. He coordinates Digital Due Process, a diverse coalition working to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986. 

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