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The Future of Internet Freedom: Policy, Technology and Emerging Threats

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Updated 11/23

The Future of Internet Freedom: Policy, Technology and Emerging Threats
Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:30 -4 PM Eastern


This will be a virtual event conducted via zoom. Reservations are required and can be reserved for free online, https://internet-freedom.eventbrite.com


Event Description:
Internet Freedom has become one of the most pressing human rights issues of the day, but controversies continue to swirl around its future – including questions about what lies ahead in terms of policies, funding, and technologies. Join this event to explore the powerful stories of those affected by online censorship in countries around the world. Participate in a thought-provoking dialogue about the outlook for policies and technologies, as well as emerging threats, and how these will impact efforts to open the Internet in every corner of the globe. 



Speakers will include:


Maziar Bahari, Journalism for Change


Xiao Qiang, UC Berkeley, School of Information


Franak Viacorka, Creative Director, RFE/RL Belarus


Tim Receveur, US Institute of Peace


and


Representatives of the major anti-censorship technology platforms


With special remarks by Dr. Mung Chiang, Science and Technology Adviser to the US Secretary of State


Moderated by Eric Novotny and Aram Sinnreich, The American University


Co-presented by:


AU Internet Governance Lab


AU School of Communication


AU School of International Service


Voices of Internet Freedom

Type:
Conferences. Panels. Speakers
Host:
School of Communication
Co-host:
School of International Service
RSVP
Required
Contact:
Matt Seklecki

socevents@american.edu

Event Website:
https://internet-freedom.eventbrite.com/?aff=25live

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