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[liberationtech] REMINDER: This evening Feb. 6 (7pm): Forum on Issues from the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Todd Davies davies at stanford.edu
Mon Feb 6 12:07:49 PST 2017


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

February 6, 2017 7:00-9:00PM
Room 126, Building 460 (Margaret Jacks Hall)
Stanford University
campus map: https://campus-map.stanford.edu/?id=01-460&lat=37.42850083&lng=-122.17035999&zoom=17&srch=460

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 Internet.org<http://www.internet.org>.

Speakers:

  *   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 and University of Costa Rica, School of Anthropology
  *   Todd Davies, Symbolic Systems Program at Stanford, Moderator

For more information
Todd Davies (davies at stanford.edu)
Steve Zeltzer (lvpsf at igc.org)

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