Jillian York joined the Berkman Center in the summer of 2008 as project coordinator for the OpenNet Initiative. In that capacity, she worked with ONI's many volunteers and contractors around the world to carry out ONI testing for Internet filtering. She also blogged for ONI, conducted research, and coordinated DDoS and Circumvention research.
Jillian also worked on the Herdict Web project, coordinating translation, blogging, and maintaining Herdict's social media presence.
She is involved with Global Voices Online, where she is on the Board of Directors and serves as an author on the Middle East/North Africa team, as well as Global Voices Advocacy. She is also a member of the Committee to Protect Bloggers.
As of May 2011, Jillian is the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.