Gregory T. Nojeim is Director of the Project on Freedom, Security and Technology at the Center for Democracy and Technology, a Washington, D.C. NGO dedicated to Internet freedom. Greg specializes in protecting privacy in the digital age against intrusion by the government. He is a recognized expert on the PATRIOT Act, FISA, and the application of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to electronic surveillance.
Greg directs CDT’s privacy initiatives that respond to the 2013 disclosures about NSA surveillance and was engaged in CDT’s successful efforts to promote the 2015 USA FREEDOM Act. He leads CDT’s cybersecurity work, testifying in the U.S. Congress on the impact of cybersecurity proposals on privacy. His “Cybersecurity and Freedom on the Internet” appears in the Journal of National Security Law and Policy. He is also involved in a multi-year project to update the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
Greg sits on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and on the Board of Directors of the Global Network Initiative. Prior to joining CDT, he was the Associate Director of the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia in 1985, where he sat on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Journal of International Law. He graduated from the University of Rochester, NY in 1981 with a B.A. in Political Science.