Freedom of Expression in a Digital Age: Effective Research, Policy Formation & the Development of Regulatory Frameworks in South Asia
The discussion will highlight the challenges in promoting and strengthening online freedom of expression and evaluating the application of existing regulatory frameworks in South Asia.
Addressing the Ultimate Form of Cybersecurity Control: A Multiple Case Study for the “Internet Kill Switch”–with Patricia A. Vargas-Leon
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.
Through the lens of some recent incidents, including the Gezi Park protests, the corruption scandal, and the 2014 local elections, this talk will examine the thriving internet culture and emergence of online civic initiatives in Turkey vis a vis the strict government control.
Of Search Engines, Unfolding Jurisdiction and the Claims of Privacy: The Drama of Internet Policy and the Right to be Forgotten
Featuring Professor Ellen Goodman (Rutgers University) and Marcel Leonardi (Senior Public Policy Counsel, Google) The European Court of Human Rights, in a case…