Jake Laperruque

Fellow, Open Technology Institute

Jake writes on government surveillance and security issues. He was the Center for Democracy & Technology's fellow on Privacy, Surveillance, and Security from 2013-2015, where he worked on issues including NSA surveillance, cybersecurity, encryption location privacy, and police body cameras. Jake previously served as a law clerk for Senator Al Franken on the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, and as a policy fellow for Senator Robert Menendez. He grew up in Short Hills, NJ, and is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and Harvard Law School.

All Work

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and NEW AMERICA
Police Officials: Google and Apple Should Censor Encryption Apps in Their Stores

Ross Schulman and Jake Laperruque were quoted in Vice Motherboard about censoring encryption apps in the Google and Apple stores.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Crypto Cat is Out of the Bag

Ever since the Paris attacks, there have been renewed calls by several U.S. law enforcement officials for U.S. companies like Apple and Face


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
A Major Step Forward on Stingrays, But Concerns Remain

This month, the Department of Justice announced a major policy change on IMSI catchers (commonly called “stingrays”), instituting a warrant