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Brittan Heller

Brittan Heller

Center for Technology and Society, Silicon Valley
Director of Technology and Society
Palo Alto, CA, USA


Brittan Heller works at the intersection of human rights, technology, and the law. She is the first Director for Technology and Society for the Anti-Defamation League. She established ADL's Center for Technology and Society, to examine issues like combatting cyberharassment and cyberbullying; bringing civil rights into a digital environment; and leveraging innovation to promote justice and fair treatment for all.

Heller formerly served in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She investigated and prosecuted genocide, war crimes, human smuggling, and international fraud. Heller also served as the Computer Hacking and IP Coordinator, gaining specific expertise in cybercrime and electronic evidence. In addition, she also handled DOJ's interagency policy work, including at the Atrocities Prevention Board at the White House.

Before government service, Heller practiced international law. As a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford Law School, she worked in Kabul and established a law school at the American University of Afghanistan. Heller was a Luce Scholar in Seoul and assisted North Korean refugees throughout Asia. She also prosecuted the first cases at the International Criminal Court and worked on a trial team at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

Brittan Heller is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Fake News, Freedoms of Expression and Assembly, Online Moderation, and Algorithms - Online Platforms 2017: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility, Tuesday, October 31, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Fake News, Freedoms of Expression and Assembly, Online Moderation, and Algorithms - Fake News, Freedoms of Expression and Assembly, Online Moderation, and Algorithms , Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Fake News, Freedoms of Expression and Assembly, Online Moderation, and Algorithms - Fake News, Freedoms of Expression and Assembly, Online Moderation, and Algorithms , Tuesday, October 31, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Fake News, Freedoms of Expression and Assembly, Online Moderation, and Algorithms - Fake News, Freedoms of Expression and Assembly, Online Moderation, and Algorithms , Tuesday, October 31, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Online Platforms 2017: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility, Monday, November 06, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Online Platforms 2018: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility, Monday, October 29, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Online Platforms 2018: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility, Monday, October 29, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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