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March 2013 Blog Posts (10)


eDiplomacy
Post on Tech@State: Internet Freedom

Tech@State Hosts Internet Freedom Event

 

Isaiah Joo serves in the Office of eDiplomacy at the U.S. Department of…

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Added by techATstate on March 12, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Closing Keynote Address - Speaker Bio

Closing Keynote - Speaker Bio

Danny Weitzner - Decentralized Information Group, MIT Computer Science and…

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Added by techATstate on March 7, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments


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Support of Publishers - Panelist Bios

Support of Publishers - Panelist Bios

Posting content online does not guarantee that it will be available to the people who need it when they need it. Internet repressive regimes regularly block political and social content. Research indicates that no more than 3% of users in countries where internet filtering is pervasive choose to use anti-censorship tools.…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments


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Mobile Security - Panelist Bios

Mobile Security - Panelist Bios

Privacy and security of information exchanged on mobile devices has become a serious threat to activists, civil society organizations, and ordinary citizens who want to exercise their right of free expression. On mobile devices, every call is recorded, every text message is saved, and every location stored. Especially in…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments


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Export Controls - Panelist Bios

Export Controls - Panelist Bios

Certain Internet monitoring, filtering, and blocking technologies are likely to be misused by repressive governments for censorship and surveillance in violation of international human rights standards. This panel will focus on whether and how the export of some technologies manufactured in the U.S. or other western countries…

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Online Voices for All - Panelist Bios

Online Voices for All - Panelist Bios

The ability to access the Internet and freely express one’s opinions is a core principal of Internet freedom. Unfortunately, there is a large online gender gap, limiting access to the Internet for many women and other marginalized groups. Once online, the ability of women and others such as LGBT and certain ethnic groups to…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments


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Building a Safer Web - Panelist Bios

Building a Safer Web - Panelist Bios

Browsing the web is the most common way that people use the Internet. Repressive governments—and others who are threatened by an empowered citizenry—exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and in web services in order to censor speech and to compromise the computers of activists, journalists, and politically-minded citizens. A…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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Internet Governance for Techies - Panelist Bios

Internet Governance for Techies - Panelist Bios

A diverse set of activities and institutions are responsible for the Internet that we enjoy today. Their responsibilities range from creating technical standards for interoperability and other capabilities, to developing norms and regulations at the international level. Decisions made at every level can impact…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments


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Next Generation Anti-Censorship Tools - Panelist Bios

Next Generation Anti-Censorship - Panelist Bios

Anti-censorship tools have become increasingly popular and, as a result, are being overwhelmed by demand. Online bottlenecks slow the tools and often make them inaccessible. At the same time, the technologies of internet repression, monitoring and control continue to advance and spread as the tools that oppressive…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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