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Benjamin Mako Hill

Benjamin Mako Hill is a researcher, activist, and consultant working on issues of technology, intellectual property, and society. He is currently a researcher and PhD Candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Research Fellow at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media. He has been an leader, developer, and contributor to the Free and Open Source Software community for more than a decade as part of the Debian and Ubuntu projects. He is the author of several best-selling technical books, and a member of the Free Software Foundation board of directors. He is an advisor to the Wikimedia Foundation and the One Laptop per Child project. Hill has a Masters degree from the MIT Media Lab.