Bill Fitzgerald is a technologist, privacy advocate, and open education advocate. In his career, he has worked on systems that analyze privacy practices within educational technology, and on identifying the uses of data collection technologies. Bill started and ran FunnyMonkey, an open-source development shop focused on education, open educational resources, and peer-based learning. Prior to that, he worked as a classroom teacher for 16 years. Bill has worked in education as an English and history teacher, an administrator, and a technology director. Bill initially discovered the Internet in the mid-1990’s at the insistence of a student who wouldn’t stop talking about it.