Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to support our work—that time is now.

Our mission is simple: To inform. To inspire. To ignite change for the common good.

But without the support of our readers, this model does not work and we simply won’t survive. It’s that simple.
We must meet our Mid-Year Campaign goal but we need you now.

Please, support independent journalism today.

Join the small group of generous readers who donate, keeping Common Dreams free for millions of people each year. Without your help, we won’t survive.

Danny O'Brien

Danny O'Brien in the international director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and has been an activist for online free speech and privacy for over 15 years. In his home country of the UK, he fought against repressive anti-encryption law, and helped make the UK Parliament more transparent with FaxYourMP.  He was EFF's activist from 2005 to 2007, and its international outreach coordinator from 2007-2009.

Articles by this author

 

EU Court Again Rules That NSA Spying Makes U.S. Companies Inadequate for Privacy

This decision shows, yet again, that the U.S. needs much broader, privacy-protective reform, and that Congress’ inaction makes us all less safe, wherever we are.

Danny O'Brien ·


EU’s Parliament Signs Off on Disastrous Internet Law: What Happens Next?

The battle will have to continue, as it has done in these last few weeks, with millions of everyday users uniting online and on the streets to demand their right to be free of censorship

Danny O'Brien ·


Why Am I Getting All These Terms of Service Update Emails?

Most companies that have users in Europe are scrambling to update their privacy policies and terms of service to avoid breaking this new EU law.

Danny O'Brien ·





Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Common Dreams Logo