Addressing the Ultimate Form of Cybersecurity Control: A Multiple Case Study for the “Internet Kill Switch”–with Patricia A. Vargas-Leon

March 18, 201512:00PM-1:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

The theoretical expectation of the study is to enrich academic literature surrounding internet shut-downs, an under-studied form of government control over the internet. From a practical point of view, this study expects to provide insights into the national security discourse used to justify one of the most extreme forms of government control over the internet.

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The Use of Social Media During the 2014 Crisis in Ukraine–with Anatoliy Gruzd

December 15, 20148:00AM-5:00PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

As more and more individuals and organizations are turning to social media to express themselves, debate politics, share news and organize protests, their online interactions and content that they create offer researchers in social sciences a unique opportunity to study political events as they unfold and glimpse into how different groups in a society react to these events and organize themselves in the real time.

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