Don't be evil - Technology companies' role in supporting and suppressing human rights activists Archive
Computers, Privacy & Data Protection 2012
Friday 27 January 2012 - 18:00 > 20:00
Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Zaal Terarken 1, Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussels
The resistance against authoritative regimes in the Arabic world is organised via social media. But new technologies are also used to trace those activists. How can technology advance or hinder democracy? Debate with Marietje Schaake (European Parliament), Jacob Applebaum (ToR, WikiLeaks), Ahmed Ghappour (EIPR Egypte). Moderator: Marcel Rosenbach (Der Spiegel).
Organization: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Universiteit Tilburg, Université de Namur and EMSOC in collaboration with deBuren
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