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Rian Wanstreet

Grants Program Manager

Rian (Email: [email protected], PGP Key: 0x24F54E04) works to ensure that at-risk actors and organizations working on digital rights have the resources they need to advance their missions and the rights of the communities they serve. Rian has previously served as Access Now's Special Projects Manager, which supported the continued growth and sustainability of the organization, and as the RightsCon Summit Series Coordinator. Rian came to Access Now with more than ten years of experience working with nonprofit, academic, and political institutions, and served in both Americorps and the Peace Corps. She was a European Commission Erasmus Mundus Scholar from 2009-2011, and received an MA in Public Administration from the University of York (UK) and an MA in Public Policy with a specialization in Media, Information and Communication Policy from Central European University. She is currently a Non-Resident Research Fellow at the Center for Data and Media Studies.
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Access Now Grants: implementation and a look ahead

24 Mar 2016

We’re eight months in to our Access Now Grants Program. Here’s a look at how it has been implemented, and what we’re planning for the year ahead.

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Access Now Grants: implementation and a look ahead
24 Mar 2016
Access Now Grants: implementation and a look ahead
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Testimony of Access/EFF on the Matter of Rule 41 (Botnets)

20 Dec 2015

Access and EFF testimony in front of the Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules urging it to reject a rules change that would give law enforcement more tools to violate computer users’ privacy.

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Testimony of Access/EFF on the Matter of Rule 41 (Botnets)
20 Dec 2015
Testimony of Access/EFF on the Matter of Rule 41 (Botnets)
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UN Commission on Science & Technology for Development

20 Dec 2015

Contribution to the CSTD ten-year review of the implementation of WSIS outcomes.

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UN Commission on Science & Technology for Development
20 Dec 2015
UN Commission on Science & Technology for Development

Coalition Launches to Lead Global Fight For Open Internet and Digital Democracy

26 Nov 2014
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Coalition Launches to Lead Global Fight For Open Internet and Digital Democracy
26 Nov 2014
Coalition Launches to Lead Global Fight For Open Internet and Digital Democracy

Global Net Neutrality Coalition

26 Nov 2014
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Global Net Neutrality Coalition
26 Nov 2014
Global Net Neutrality Coalition

Thousands Swarm Budapest Streets to Protest Unprecedented Internet Tax

27 Oct 2014
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Thousands Swarm Budapest Streets to Protest Unprecedented Internet Tax
27 Oct 2014
Thousands Swarm Budapest Streets to Protest Unprecedented Internet Tax