Clinton Fein is a South African-born artist, activist, and entrepreneur. He is best known for his work in digital art and internet activism. Fein’s work often explores themes of free speech, censorship, and the intersection of technology and society.
Fein gained international attention in the late 1990s for his controversial website, “Annoy.com,” which featured provocative art and commentary. In addition to his United States Supreme Court victory over Attorney General, Janet Reno, the site was frequently the target of legal challenges and censorship attempts, which Fein used as opportunities to advocate for free speech and push back against government censorship.
In addition to his work as an artist and activist, Fein has also founded several successful companies in the technology and marketing industries. He has received numerous awards and honors for his work and served as President of the Board of Directors of First Amendment Project.