Conference/Symposium | April 3 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
About the speaker:
Cyrus [suh-ROOS] is a Senior Tech Policy Reporter at Ars Technica, and is also an author and radio producer.
His second book, Habeas Data, about the legal cases over the last 50 years that have had an outsized impact on surveillance and privacy law in America, is due out May 8, 2018 from Melville House.
In 2017, Cyrus Farivar and Joe Mullin won the Technology Reporting award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter for their August 2016 story: Stealing bitcoins with badges: How Silk Roads dirty cops got caught.
Cyrus first book, The Internet of Elsewhereabout the history and effects of the Internet on different countries around the world, including Senegal, Iran, Estonia and South Koreawas published in April 2011.
From 2010 until 2012, Cyrus was the Sci-Tech Editor and host of Spectrum at Deutsche Welle English, Germanys international broadcaster. He has also reported for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, The Economist, Wired, The New York Times and many others. Hes also survived three VfDs on Wikipedia. However, on a 4th VfD attempt in February 2007, he was, in fact, deleted. He was added back briefly in 2015, then deleted again. His PGP key and other secure channels are available here.
About the Series:
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