Trevor Timm

Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation

Trevor Timm is the co-founder and executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, which supports and funds independent journalism organizations dedicated to transparency and accountability in government. He is also an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where he specializes in surveillance, free speech and government transparency issues.

Before joining the EFF, Trevor helped the New York Times' longtime general counsel, James Goodale, write a book on the First Amendment. He has also worked for the former ACLU president and at the New Yorker.

Trevor graduated from Northeastern University and has a J.D. from New York Law School. He helps operate the @Drones Twitter account, which reports on surveillance drones in the U.S. and on the secrecy surrounding military drones around the world.

Twitter handle: 
@trevortimm

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