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Jessy Irwin

Jessy Irwin is a marketing and communications professional who lives in San Francisco. She is an outspoken advocate for user privacy + security who once worked to integrate technology and social media into a class of 3,000 students. After attending one too many hacker conferences, she began giving talks on privacy and online security in education. She can be found regularly ranting about the lack of usability in security, and her current passions include dinosaurs, big necklaces, and tacos.


A metal detector at the entrance of a school.

Grooming Students for A Lifetime of Surveillance

The same technologists who protest against the NSA’s metadata collection programs are the ones profiting the most from the widespread surveillance of students.