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Securing Human Rights Online

February 5th, 2007

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Ron Deibert, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto. Prof. Deibert, who is also a principal investigator in the Open Net Initiative, discusses “Securing Human Rights Online: Addressing Long-term Problems of Sustainability, Coordination, and Resource.”

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  • 1. Podcast Promotion at madi&hellip  |  February 10th, 2007 at 12:45 am

    […] I also recommend this broadcast from Harvard’s Berkman Center on new technology for outwitting censors in countries that block internet access systematically. The speaker, Ron Deibert, proposes that corporations who want to avoid industrial espionage from governments like China’s may be the best funders of networks that can also be used to carry dissident samizdat. I’m usually skeptical of assurances that “democracy-will-come-in-the-wake-of-markets,” but this proposal could make that old bromide a lot more realistic. […]

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