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Irina Raicu

Irina Raicu

Internet Ethics Program Director
408-551-1814
iraicu@scu.edu

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

  • 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.

  • Creating More Oases in Our Digital Deserts

    Internet access is, increasingly, a necessity

    How might we make internet access—and digital literacy education—readily accessible to all low-income residents of Silicon Valley and the rest of the state?