Lee Tien

Senior Staff Attorney and Adams Chair for Internet Rights, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Lee Tien is a Senior Staff Attorney and the Adams Chair for Internet Rights at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit public-interest group based in San Francisco. Before joining EFF, Tien was a sole practitioner specializing in Freedom of Information Act litigation. He specializes in free speech, privacy and security on both litigation and legislative fronts. His current major issue areas include: telecommunications surveillance and privacy, cybersecurity, identity management, electronic health records privacy, location privacy and smart grid privacy. He has published articles on children’s sexuality and information technology, anonymity, surveillance, the First Amendment status of publishing computer software and the state secrets privilege.