Ms Maria Farrell Ms

Writer and tech policy consultant
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Maria Farrell is an Irish writer and consultant, based in London. Her client work has recently focused on the future Internet, blockchain and the DNS, the digital economy in the Middle East, extra-territoriality and the Internet, and ethics and big data. She is currently writing a report on the next 25 years of the Internet in middle income countries, and preparing a speech on what the next decade of tech will look like as an opener for the 2018 EU data protection commissioner's conference. Since 2014 Maria has taught politics and policy on Oxford University’s doctoral programme in cyber security. Previously, she was deputy head of corporate affairs and policy officer at ICANN, based in Brussels, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. She led communications and a government advisory project at infoDev, the World Bank/IFC program on technology and development. Previously, she was Internet policy analyst at the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, the UK's Confederation of British Industry and The Law Society of England and Wales. Maria has written for The Guardian, Slate, the Irish Times (which will publish her piece on James Tiptree Jr in September 2018), and recently finished a commissioned series for Medium on the future of democracy. Her speaking engagements in the past 18 months include the Royal Society and Royal Institute, and keynoting for technology conferences around Europe. She has appeared as a technology policy expert on NBC, Sky News, BBC and TRT, and blogs at www.crookedtimber.org. Twitter: @mariafarrell

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Saturday August 17, 2019

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