Jerry Berman is chairman of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee (ICAC). He founded the ICAC in 1997 to help educate Congress about the power and potential of an open, decentralize Internet to promote communications, commerce and democracy. He is also the president of the Internet Education Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization that supports the work of the ICAC.
Prior to founding CDT, Mr. Berman was a Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Mr. Berman was also Chief Legislative Counsel at the ACLU from 1978-1988 and founder and director of ACLU Projects on Privacy and Information Technology.
Mr. Berman received his BA, MA, and LLB at the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated with honors, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and served as an editor of the California Law Review at Boalt Law School.
- As Chairman of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee Jerry Berman routinely appears all of its events and has appeared at every State of the Net Conference since its inaugural conference in 2005.
- Celebrating 15 Years Of The Legislation That Saved the Internet: Section 230 October 19, 2011
- The State of the Social Net: A Catalyst for Civil & Political Revolution or a Hyped Distraction, January 18, 2011
- ICAC International Program July 18-21, 2005
- Controlling Online Pornography: Options for Parents and Families May 23, 2002
- 2007 State of the Net Conference January 31, 2007
Biography last updated January 2012