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[liberationtech] TODAY AT STANFORD: Forum on Issues from the Internet Governance Forum: The Internet in the Trump Era

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Mon Feb 6 05:42:54 PST 2017

From: Steve Zeltzer <lvpsf at>

2/6 Forum on Issues from the Internet Governance Forum:  The Internet in
the Trump Era
Prospects for Democratic And Labor Rights In The US And Globally

Stanford University
February 6, 2017 7:00-9:00PM
Room 126, Building 460 (Margaret Jacks Hall)
Stanford, CA

This past December in Guadalajara, the annual meeting of the Internet
Global Forum IGF was held. The issues of Internet rights and privacy, and
the effects of information technology and the internet were debated and
discussed. The election of President Trump has  escalated fears of attacks
on democratic communication rights while the privatization of the internet
grows. This forum, featuring attendees at the recent IGF meeting, will look
at the issue of protection of communication rights and privacy. It will
look at how the information technology is affecting workers, as well as
private sector control of the Internet through projects such as the
Facebook led-partnership
English –
Means the whole world, not just some of us. OUR MISSION . Takes inventing
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      • Jeremy Malcolm, Electronic Frontiers Foundation (EFF) Senior Global
Policy Analyst, "On intellectual property, network neutrality, Internet
governance, and trade"
      • Steve Zeltzer, LaborNet and KPFA WorkWeek Radio, "The gig economy,
privatization and the global marginalization of labor"
      • Mehmet Bayran, LaborNet, "Labor process, programming, IT and
software producing Agile processes and DevOps methodologies"
      • Kemly Camacho Sula Batsu Cooperative-Professor University of Costa
Rica Computer Science
      • Todd Davies, Symbolic Systems Program at Stanford, Moderator

For more information
Todd Davies (davies at
Steve Zeltzer (lvpsf at

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