Justin Bryant

Justin Bryant is a third-year J.D. candidate at Stanford Law School. He focuses on the intersection of law, policy, and technology in a global context and was selected as a Salzburg-Cutler Fellow in International Law and Public Service for his research on digital rights and data protection in Africa. He has worked at Microsoft in Beijing and San Francisco on projects concerning cybersecurity, government relations, and civic uses of technology. He partnered with ALT Advisory in Johannesburg to build Data Protection Africa, an online portal that makes the data protection laws of African countries accessible and provides resources to citizens. He has also worked at a Vault 50 law firm, the World Economic Forum Center for the 4th Industrial Revolution, and the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project.  Justin holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University, an MSc in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University—where he was a Schwarzman Scholar, an LL.M in European and International Business Law from the University of Vienna, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional- Europe (CIPP-E). 

April Update: Message from Mei Lin 

Dear Internauts, The past month has been one of exploration. We’ve been dissecting each layer of the digital divide in our community discussions and highlighting the value of connecting our data, to remove barriers to knowledge. In this month’s newsletter, Lin Wells introduces How Light is Spent, a report built around the future of technology,

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IEEE’s Covid Response: Kartik Kulkarni’s story

PCI’s community may not be aware of our longstanding, very productive relationship with Kartik Kulkarni and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest professional association of engineers with over 400,000 members in 160 countries. Kartik won IEEE’s Change the World competition in (2009) and met Vinton Cerf, co-founder of PCI and

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March Update: Message from Mei Lin 

Dear Internauts, “The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate for the stormy present.” Abraham Lincoln wrote during the middle of the Civil War. I invite you all to shift away from the dogmas of the quiet past, to rise to meet the challenges of the stormy present: Together we can build a better world, where

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February Update: Message from Mei Lin

Dear Internauts, “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” – Zora Neale Hurston writes. After a year of uncertainty, we can enter 2021 ready to start to act. Our two pillars for action in 2021 are: Building Resilient Communities Digital Finance In this newsletter, we want to celebrate our shoulder-to-shoulder relationship with

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