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Thursday, May 17 • 17:15 - 18:15
The Invisible Censorship: Crippling the Internet Infrastructure

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Our session is about how authoritarian regimes disguise shutdowns through pretense of infraestructure failures. Today it is still troublesome to pin point
these mechanisms because there is a lack of comprehension about the
internet infraestructure.

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Javier Acuña

Director, PAKTA Foundation / Central University of Ecuador
Law School Professor, LGBTI Activist.
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Iria Puyosa

Researcher - Consultant, Huaira
Researcher and consultant on internet policies at Huaira, a NGO working in the Andean Region. She holds a PhD from the University of Michigan. Her recent research projects are related to internet censorship, online political campaigns,online propaganda and disinformation, and networked... Read More →

Thursday May 17, 2018 17:15 - 18:15 EDT