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Irina Raicu

Irina Raicu

Internet Ethics Program Director

Irina Raicu, Internet Ethics Program Director at the Center, is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (U.S.) and was formerly an attorney in private practice. Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including U.S.A. Today, MarketWatch, Slate, the Huffington Post, the San Jose Mercury News, and Re/Code. As a teenager, Raicu immigrated to the U.S. from Romania; her background informs her interest in the Internet as a tool whose use has profound ethical implications worldwide.

Raicu is a graduate of SCU's School of Law and holds a bachelor's degree in English from U.C. Berkeley, as well as a master's degree in English and American Literature from San Jose State University.

She tweets at Internet Ethics and is the primary contributor to the blog Internet Ethics: Views from Silicon Valley.

Stories from Irina Raicu's Blog - Internet Ethics: Views from Silicon Valley

  • man about to be hit by wave of 0s and 1s

    "What Would Brandeis Say?"

    Decisions about free speech and privacy

    Would Brandeis have approved of the "right to be forgotten"?

  • neon light brain

    What Does the Internet Think?

    On personal data, personalized advertising, and pain

    How can we change online practices that lead to marketing that's both intrusive and inaccurate?

  • Julia Angwin

    Sentenced by Algorithm

    An upcoming talk by journalist Julia Angwin

    The criminal justice system is one of many contexts currently impacted by algorithmic decision-making. The notion of “algorithmic accountability,” however, is a developing concept.