Freedom of Expression

Is the internet safe for free speech?

Cross-posted from Index on Censorship.

IS THE INTERNET SAFE FOR FREE SPEECH? 12 MAY, FREE WORD CENTRE

Please join Index on Censorship, Google, Facebook and Privacy International for a debate on the internet and free speech at the Free Word Centre on 12 May at 6.30pm

With

Richard Allan, Director of Policy EU, Facebook
Anthony House, European Policy and Communications Manager, Google
Gus Hosein, Policy Director, Privacy International

Chaired by Jo Glanville, Editor, Index on Censorship
New technology has revolutionised freedom of expression, but it’s also transformed the business of censorship. Governments can monitor and control information as never before, while filtering and punitive action is becoming the norm — whether in the name of child protection or intellectual property. So what will it take to make the internet safe for free speech?

To reserve a place email bookings(a)freewordonline.com
or call 020 7324 2570

Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road
London EC1R 3GA

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