- Name: Rebecca MacKinnon
- Born: 09/16/1969 (51 years old)
- Occupation: journalist, author, researcher
Rebecca MacKinnon (born September 16, 1969) is an author, researcher, Internet freedom advocate, and co-founder of the citizen media network Global Voices. She is notable as a former CNN journalist who headed the CNN bureaus in Beijing and later in Tokyo. She is on the Board of Directors of the Committee to Protect Journalists, a founding board member of the Global Network Initiative and is currently director of the Ranking Digital Rights project at the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute.
School: Harvard University (1991)
Birth Place: Berkeley, California, U.S.
Rebecca MacKinnon quotes :
The potential for the abuse of power through digital networks - upon which we the people now depend for nearly everything, including our politics - is one of the most insidious threats to democracy in the Internet age.Rebecca MacKinnon