Micah Lee is The Intercept’s Director of Information Security. He is a computer security engineer and an open-source software developer who writes about technical topics, leaked datasets, and the far right. He develops security and privacy tools such as OnionShare, Dangerzone, and Semiphemeral. He’s writing a book to teach journalists and researchers how to analyze leaked datasets called Hacks, Leaks, and Revelations, to be released later in 2023.
Before joining The Intercept, he worked as a staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where he explained how technologies work to journalists and lawyers, and worked to encrypt the web. He is a founder and former board member of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, a member of the Distributed Denial of Secrets advisory board, and a Tor Project core contributor.
Send encrypted text messages to Micah Lee to +1-201-357-0796? on Signal or @micahflee on Keybase.
Elon Musk suspended Micah from Twitter for doing journalism, and his account is still locked. Follow Micah on Mastodon instead at @[email protected].
VoicesElon Musk Is Still Silencing the Journalists He Banned From Twitter
To you, it looks like Musk unblocked journalists like me. It’s an illusion: The truth is that we are still locked out of our accounts.
VoicesElon Musk Is Taking Aim at Journalists. I’m One of Them.
The tweet — and the journalism — that got me suspended from Twitter.
The Coronavirus CrisisCovid Disinformation Doctor Wants to Help Elon Musk Do Medical Fact-Checks on Twitter
Convicted U.S. Capitol insurrectionist Simone Gold offered her vaccine disinformation group America’s Frontline Doctors for the job.
Left-Wing Voices Are Silenced on Twitter as Far-Right Trolls Advise Elon Musk
Elon Musk appears to have outsourced decisions about who to ban from Twitter to the platform’s right-wing extremists.