Polina Malaja

Main focus: Tech law & policy

Website/blog: http://blogs.fsfe.org/polina/

Languages: English, Russian, Estonian

City: Berlin

Country: Germany

Topics: digital rights, intellectual property, eu, open government, open source, free software, creative commons, open source software, human rights, open standards, advocacy, copyright law, free software licensing, human rights law, policy, tech law


Polina Malaja is the Policy Analyst and the Legal Coordinator at the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE). Holding LL.M in International Human Rights Law and Intellectual Property Rights Law, she is deeply interested in interactions between fundamental rights and freedoms and technology in the digital age. At the FSFE she is responsible for Free Software advocacy work on the EU level: including advocating for Open Standards, fair competition, and a level playing field for Free Software. In addition to that, she is leading the FSFE Legal Team and coordinating the biggest network of legal experts in Free Software: the Legal Network.