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May 2, 2022

Tech companies use data to spot patterns in their users’ search histories. They use this information to understand how customers behave. But in the 6 years since the Cambridge Analytica scandal happened, the details of how tech companies use our data are still murky. Ranking Digital Rights’ Jessica Dheere joined Joe Miller to discuss where the gaps are and what the public needs to know.


Jessica Dheere is the Director of Ranking Digital Rights. She founded and was Executive Director of SMEX, the Middle East's leading digital rights research and advocacy organization. 

In 2018, she was a research fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. and a Technology and Human Rights Fellow at Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. She was part of the 2019-20 cohort of Technology and Human Rights Fellows at Harvard’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. Her publications include “Misguiding Multistakeholderism: A Nongovernmental Perspective on the Arab IGF”, and a legal research methodology for locating digital rights-related law.


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