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Thursday, March 31 • 10:30am - 11:45am
'The Tools We Make, the Politics We Don't' -- Debate on the politics of liberation tech

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Governments and private interests are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their approach to liberation technologies and individual users are increasingly subject to monitoring, censorship, imprisonment and physical harm. However, when it comes to assessing these tools and technologies, the discussion of ‘politics’ is quite often taboo, as creators claim their platforms, products, and projects are apolitical and solely about access and expression. In this debate, we ask whether or not the creators of these technologies are actually engaging as political actors reshaping geopolitics worldwide.

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Eve Chaurand

General Counsel & Secretary, Change.org

Thursday March 31, 2016 10:30am - 11:45am
The Bridge

Attendees (50)