The Digital Freedom Fund is thrilled to be associated with three of the world’s leading promoters of freedom of expression and digital rights. The Friends support DFF’s mission to advance digital rights in Europe.
David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
David Kaye is a clinical professor of law at the University of California, Irvine. As a UN Special Rapporteur he has addressed, among other topics, encryption and anonymity, the protection of whistleblowers and journalistic sources, and the roles and responsibilities of private Internet companies. David Kaye tweets @davidakaye
Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Dunja Mijatović is the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights and the former OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media. Dunja is an expert on human rights, new media including digitalization and the Internet. Dunja Mijatović tweets @Dunja_Mijatovic
Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament
Marietje Schaake has been named Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center’s International Policy Director. Between 2009 and 2019 she served as a Member of European Parliament for the Dutch Liberal Democratic Party where she focused on trade, foreign affairs and technology policies. She is affiliated with a number of non-profits including the European Council on Foreign Relations. Marietje Schaake tweets @MarietjeSchaake