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At Odds: Freedom of Expression and Safety Online: Summer School Keynote Lecture by Jillian C. York

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 5:00 pm

Jillian C. York's keynote lecture at CMDS's 2016 summer school on Topics in Violent Online Political Extremism, co-hosted with VOX-Pol

Is it possible to guarantee users online safety while also guaranteeing the right to freedom of expression? If there are limits to be placed on speech, who decides? This lecture will examine these questions, and look at the current state of freedom of expression on the Internet, as well as the grave threats it faces.

Jillian C. York is a writer and activist focused on the intersection of technology and policy. Based in Berlin, she serves as the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she works on issues of free expression, privacy, and digital security. Jillian is also a fellow at the Center for Internet & Human Rights at the European University Viadrina, and a member of the Deep Lab collective.