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Colin Jacobs

Colin is the proprietor of software company Q9 Software, doing product development and exporting development services to the United States and elsewhere. Previously he has worked as a developer, architect and manager at several companies in the finance, telecommunications and e-learning spaces.

During a six-year stint in Silicon Valley, Colin was a member of EFF and closely watched the implementation of the DMCA and other such laws. Having made a career out of developing internet applications, he is keenly aware the impact such legislation can have on the technology industry. His particular areas of interest are fair use and consumer rights, copyright and patent reform, and internet censorship.

Away from the keyboard Colin is an active member of the Australian Labor Party and pursues an interest in foreign languages.

Colin joined the EFA Board in 2007 and became Chair in 2010.

Author's website: Electronic Frontiers Australia


 
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