Daniel "Dazza" Greenwood is founder of CIVICS.com, a boutique provider of professional consultancy services for digital identity, automated transactions, data management and technology strategy. Dazza is also a visiting scientist at MIT where he is creating the field of computational law and building out MIT.edu/Blockchain research portfolio. Dazza consults to fortune 100 companies, including telecom, the insurance industry and financial services sector, advising on, architecting and building integrated business, legal and technology cross-boundary networks at industry scale. As an attorney, Dazza served as both in-house and special counsel for technology law, representing corporations and governments and as an intellectual property litigation expert. Dazza has testified before the US House, US Senate and other legislatures on electronic transactions law and consults consults extensively to the public sector, including to NASA as an Online Identity expert, GSA as a multilateral rules drafting expert, Homeland Security as a multi-state federated identity expert, the UK Cabinet Office on population-scale identity federation rules and many other public and private sector organizations and global NGOs.

Innovation and Entreprenuership


Through research and scholarship at MIT, applying computational techniques of the new science of social physics to the law.


Deploying enterprise-grade public and private sector solutions for the secure flow of big data, personal data and identity services.


The Free Law Founders is a nation-wide initiative to improve how laws and legislation are produced and presented to all citizens.

Recent Projects and Activities

Computational Law

Applying computational techniques of the new science of social physics to the law.

Big Data Privacy

Recent book chapter describing a framework for big data, privacy protection and the public good.


Creative, participatory events for people to rapidly produce and present prototypes of projects involving law.