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Lex Gill is a Research Fellow at The Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory focused on research, development, and high-level strategic policy and legal engagement at the intersection of technology, human rights, and global security.


She has written and spoken internationally on issues ranging from privacy, freedom of expression, and equality rights to cybersecurity policy, national security law, and the regulation of censorship and surveillance technology. Lex holds a B.C.L./LL.B. from McGill University’s Faculty of Law.


Lex previously worked on the National Security Program at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the foremost organization dedicated to defending the constitutionally guaranteed rights and freedoms of all people in Canada. She is also a former Google Policy Fellow to the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic and former researcher and affiliate to the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.