Tommy Collison is an award-winning writer and editor, and an expert in digital security and privacy. He works for The Tor Project, a non-profit which advances basic freedoms and human rights by creating and distributing free anonymity software you can trust.
He studied Journalism and , where he concentrated in explanatory journalism (aka news you can use) and privacy in a post-Snowden world. He also studied Spanish and Arabic.
While at NYU, Tommy edited the opinion section of the Washington Square News, the university's official student paper, and wrote a weekly column about the intersection of technology and student life. He also interned with the Freedom of the Press Foundation.
Raised in Ireland, Tommy has spoken about digital privacy in Europe and the United States.