About

My name is Frederick Ding, and I am a 3L at the Harvard Law School and an Executive Editor on the Harvard Law Review. My particular interests are in the intersection of technology and law — intellectual property and privacy included.

Interests

  • Technology and law
    • Intellectual property for software, electronics, medical devices, pharmaceuticals
    • Internet regulation: net neutrality, free speech/anonymity, scarce resource allocation
    • Privacy: surveillance, encryption
    • Cybersecurity: corporate breaches, cybercrime, criminal law policy
    • End-user rights: format shifting, anti-circumvention, scraping, other fair use
  • Consumer protection
    • Mandatory arbitration clauses (ought to be outlawed)
    • Click-through licenses, terms of use, acceptable use policies
  • Programming & web development
    • Python, Java, MATLAB, R, PHP, JavaScript/Node.js, HTML/CSS… dabbling in others…
  • Computer networking, virtualization, systems administration
    • Enterprise-grade server and storage hardware
    • Xen, Citrix XenServer, KVM, Docker
    • IPv6, VLANs, 10GbE over fibre and copper
    • Active Directory, LDAP, SAML, federated identity/single sign-on

Open source work

I used to code. Most of those projects are now unmaintained and defunct.

Elsewhere on the web

Tweet at me: @FrederickDing.

Security

I use S/MIME and/or PGP. You can verify my digital signatures and send me encrypted communications using one of the following keys: