Vortex Technology

Lauren Weinstein

???? Persons who are interested in more information regarding Internet topics, privacy, and other issues relating to technology and society, including radio and television broadcast and press representatives working on particular shows or stories, or who are in need of background information, are invited to contact , co-founder of PFIR - People For Internet Responsibility, IOIC - International Open Internet Coalition, and EEPI - Electronic Entertainment Policy Initiative -- and the moderator of the PRIVACY Forum -- directly for interviews and/or information. He created the PRIVACY Forum in 1992, and has been involved with Internet and other technology issues for over 30 years, starting in the early 1970s at the first site on the ARPANET (the ancestor of the Internet), which was located at UCLA.

Lauren is quoted as an expert on the above issues by a wide range of newspaper and magazine articles, and participates in numerous local and network radio and television news programs, talk shows, and other venues where these issues are under discussion.

Lauren on the way to the office

Lauren's BLOG

Video of Lauren's
Internet and Empires
Talk at Google

Lauren hosts the?"DayThink" audio features, "Fact Squad Radio", authors the satire/commentary "Reality Reset" columns, and has also hosted the "Vortex Reality Report & Unreality Trivia Quiz".

He has been a frequent commentator on the "Morning Edition" program from NPR (National Public Radio), and a columnist for Wired News.

Lauren is also co-founder of URIICA - Union for Representative International Internet Cooperation and Analysis. He is a member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Committee on Computers and Public Policy, and is based in Los Angeles.

Contact information:

Lauren Weinstein

TEL: +1 (818) 225-2800