Co-Founder, Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights
Fabio Pietrosanti has been part of the Italian digital underground scene with the nickname “naif” since 1995. He has been working in digital security since 1998.
Among the founders of the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights, he is active in many projects aimed at creating and spreading the use of digital tools to support freedom of expression and transparency.
A member of Transparency International Italy, owner of Tor’s anonymity nodes, Tor2web anonymous publishing nodes, he is also among the founders of the Anonymous Whistleblowing GlobaLeaks Project, used by investigative journalists, citizen activists and public servants for anti-corruption purposes.
Fabio works on technological innovation in the field of whistleblowing, transparency, communication encryption and digital anonymity.
As a veteran of the hacking and free software environment, he participated to many community projects such as Sikurezza.org, s0ftpj, WinstonSmith Project, Metro Olografix and many others.
Professionally he worked as network security manager, senior security advisor, entrepreneur and CTO of a Startup doing mobile voice encryption technologies.