"When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else." ― David Brin
Lance is a well-known expert on security, privacy, anonymity, misattribution and cryptography. He speaks frequently at conferences and in interviews. Lance is the principal author on multiple Internet anonymity and security technology patents. He started developing Internet anonymity tools in 1992 while pursuing a PhD. in physics, eventually leaving to work on those technologies full time.
Lance holds an M.S. in physics from the University of California, San Diego and a B.S. in physics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has served on the advisory board of the UCSD Libraries and the American Public University IT Industry Advisory Council.
In his spare time Lance grows high-end pinot noir grapes in the Russian River Valley AVA.