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Amie Stepanovich

Amie Stepanovich

Senior Policy Counsel, Access

Amie StepanovichAmie Stepanovich is Senior Policy Counsel at Access, an international human rights organization that defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world.  She is an expert in domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, and privacy law. At Access, Ms. Stepanovich leads projects on digital due process and responds to threats at the intersection of human rights and communications surveillance.

Previously, Ms. Stepanovich was the Director of the Domestic Surveillance Project at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, where she provided expert testimony at hearings in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, as well as in State legislatures. She has discussed the privacy implications of surveillance at many prominent events, including the Internet Governance Forum (US), the General Assembly of the Atlantic Treaty Association, and the Dialogue on Diversity conference.

Ms. Stepanovich is serving as co-chair for the forthcoming 2014 Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference. In 2014, she was named as a Privacy Ambassador by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada, and was recently recognized as one of Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 leaders in Law and Policy.

Ms. Stepanovich has a J.D. from New York Law School, and a B.S. from the Florida State University.  She is a member of the New York and Washington, D.C. bars, the Federal Communications Bar Association.