David Ruiz is an online privacy writer at Malwarebytes, covering the intersection of digital rights, online privacy, and the law. He spent several years as a legal reporter covering Big Tech’s biggest legal fiascos, including their alleged involvement in the NSA’s global surveillance regime. David also worked for Electronic Frontier Foundation as a writer and policy analyst, launching public campaigns and meeting with US Senators’ and Representatives’ staff to stop the extension and expansion of NSA surveillance. He has been published, interviewed, quoted, or cited by The Intercept, Buzzfeed News, The London Times, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, ThreatPost, Geo/Socio/Politico, The Parallax, 2600 Magazine, KQED, The Sacramento Bee, and more. At Malwarebytes, he leads the company's representation in the Coalition Against Stalkerware.