Kathy kleiman


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Kathy Kleiman, an author, lawyer, programmer, data security auditor, and professor discovered the ENIAC Programmers while studying at Harvard. Her passion for their story led to an award-winning documentary, "The Computers," and the book "Proving Ground." After college, she worked in data centers, attended Boston University School of Law, and co-founded her firm's Internet Law & Policy Group. She later became part of the group that founded ICANN.


She co-founded ICANN's Noncommercial Users Constituency and founded one of the first Internet Law practices. She is also a Senior Policy Fellow in the Information Justice and Intellectual Property Program at the American University Washington College of Law. She is the founder of the ENIAC Programmers Project and the Co-Founder of the Domain Name Rights Coalition.