Author: Allie Funk

Allie Funk is a Senior Research Analyst for Technology and Democracy at Freedom House, where she serves as an expert on human rights in the digital age. She leads Freedom on the Net, the organization’s annual assessment of internet freedom, and her writing has been published in the Washington Postthe Los Angeles Times, WIRED, the Hill, the Diplomat, and Just Security, among others. Prior to joining Freedom House, Allie worked at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers on issues relating to U.S. surveillance, the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, and the right to counsel, and also worked with Human Rights First’s foreign policy team. She holds a master’s degree in human rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science.