Big Tech Accountability Advocate
Cheyenne Hunt is a progressive advocate and attorney specializing in the issues at the intersection of democratic erosion, technology policy, and human rights. She currently serves as a Big Tech Accountability Advocate with Public Citizen. She has drafted legislation and led campaigns to hold tech giants accountable for their role in undermining democratic norms, promoting misinformation, inciting violence, and exploiting user privacy.
While attending law school at The University of California Irvine, she studied under and worked with David Kaye, the Former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, to advocate for international human rights standards as the base line for content moderation policies and the use of A.I. technology. As a law clerk for Senator Amy Klobuchar, she gained expertise in legislative affairs, appropriations, and the nominations process. Her work spanned across a wide variety of issues areas including social media policy, civil rights, reproductive justice, and democracy reform.
She earned Dual Degrees in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of Denver and serves as a board member for The Women of Global Change, and international non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women and their families in a sustainable manner.