[At-Large] WEBCAST TODAY: When the Web Goes Dark: State Control & the Internet
joly at punkcast.com
Tue Mar 9 16:17:00 UTC 2021
ISOC CEO Andrew Sullivan has been quite vocal on this topic, for example
https://youtu.be/HlDa2jzdnnY, and we have a new tracking tool
ISOC Live posted: "Today, Tuesday March 9 2021, at 12pm EST (17:00 UTC)
Aspen Digital hosts a webinar 'When the Web Goes Dark: State Control & the
Internet'. Autocrats around the world are manipulating access to the
internet as a means of state control, especially in th"
*Tuesday March 9 2021*, at *12pm EST* (17:00 UTC) *Aspen Digital
<https://www.aspeninstitute.org/programs/aspendigital/>* hosts a webinar '*When
the Web Goes Dark: State Control & the Internet
Autocrats around the world are manipulating access to the internet as a
means of state control, especially in the face of protests and dissent.
>From Myanmar to Venezuela to Iran, we’ve seen a rise in blackouts cutting
off critical channels of communication, an increasingly dangerous prospect
in the middle of a pandemic. This public program will feature experts in
human rights, technology, and cyber access to understand the implications
of blocking freedom of information, and what can be done about it.
*Felicia Anthonio*, Campaigner, Access Now
*Shayna Bauchner*, Researcher, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch
*Sophie Schmidt*, Founder & CEO, Rest of World
*Adrian Shahbaz*, Director, Technology and Democracy, Freedom House
*Vivian Schiller*, Executive Director, Aspen Digital.
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Shayna Bauchner @hrw Sophie Schmidt @restofworld @adrianshahbaz
@freedomhouse @vivian @AspenInstitute #KeepItOn*
Joly MacFie +12185659365
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