I am the editor of Global Voices Advocacy and a long-time member of the Global Voices community. Born and raised in Philadelphia, I now live in San Francisco, where I devote most of my time to thinking and writing about free expression and privacy online and the politics of Internet use in Cuba. Check out my blog half-wired, or follow me on Twitter.
Latest posts by Ellery Roberts Biddle
18 July 2014
The nine bloggers and journalists, four of them Global Voices members, have rejected the charges and are preparing a defense for their August 8 trial.
4 July 2014
19 May 2014
16 May 2014
Nine bloggers and journalists -- four of them Global Voices members -- are currently being detained in Ethiopia because of their work. Learn how you can support the #FreeZone9Bloggers campaign!
12 May 2014
Join Global Voices bloggers for an Africa-wide tweetathon in support of the nine bloggers and journalists arrested in late April and currently being detained in Ethiopia.
7 April 2014
The USAID-created "Cuban Twitter" revealed last week in an AP report stemmed from a shortsighted and condescending idea about what happens when repressed populations get their hands on communications technologies.
14 March 2014
8 January 2014
18 December 2013
Bloggers, punk rockers, intellectuals, dissidents, and a pair of Argentine tourists were all detained in Cuba last week, just in time for international Human Rights Day.
14 October 2013
Countries, borders, and nationalities remain dominant and important in many ways, but they don't feel as sharply defined or as binding as before.