Mozilla Open Web Fellow

Rishab Nithyanand

Rishab enjoys research geared towards defending anonymity, understanding Internet censorship, measuring aspects of the advertising and tracking ecosystem, and generally understanding the impact of the Internet on the sociopolitical realities of today. In the past, he dabbled in usable security and computer theory. His PhD dissertation focused on building defenses for various attacks on the Tor anonymity network.

All Work

  • video
    In this lightning talk, Rishab Nithyanand provides an overview of three tussles that have become increasingly important over the last few years: privacy versus accountability; free speech versus civility; and anonymity versus a... Read more
    June 2018