Charlie Furman is a campaign manager with Demand Progress, focusing specifically on reforming laws that criminalize the internet, such as fixing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act through “Aaron’s Law.” Since working with Demand Progress, Charlie has organized rallies, panels, and other events discussing Aaron Swartz’ legacy and what legal changes need to be made to ensure a tragedy like Aaron’s never happens again.
Charlie came to Demand Progress through his work with Aaron Swartz. Aaron hired Charlie in 2012 to run a grassroots campaign in Boston to get the charges against him dropped.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2013