Silkie Carlo is our Senior Advocacy Officer. She leads our programme on Technology and Human Rights, advocating for the protection of rights in areas including state surveillance, new policing technologies, uses of big data, artificial intelligence and free expression online.
Liberty recently launched a landmark legal challenge to the mass surveillance powers in the Investigatory Powers Act 2016.
Before joining Liberty, Silkie provided technical training to journalists and lawyers at risk and worked for Edward Snowden’s official defence fund.
Silkie is the co-author of Information Security for Journalists.