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Joana Varon

Coding Rights
Founder Director
Rio - Sao Paulo - Berlin
Brazilian researcher and digital rights advocate. Founder Director of Coding Rights, where she works as creative chaos catalyst, developing research and advocacy strategies for digital rights, particularly focused on privacy and freedom of expression. Consultant of Consumers International on a study about consumers privacy rights in Brazil, Germany and China; and of Global Partners Digital on Internet Governance from the perspective of emerging economies. Member of DeepLab, a women hackers collective, and of the Advisory Council of Open Technology Fund, which is focused on supporting projects to develop tools for digital security.

Willing to translate digital freedom to the all Internet users, she is co-creator of several creative projects operating in the interplay between law, arts and technologies, such as: antivigilancia.org, protestos.org and freenetfilm.org.

Twitter: @joana_varon