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Thursday, March 31 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Online Hate Speech: Identification and Strategies

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This session will bring together people who are concerned about different facets of hate speech (which we see as including gendered hate speech). The object is to get a diversity of stakeholders to speak candidly with each other about online hate speech. The discussion will focus on contentious issues like, anonymity, privacy, and jurisdictional concerns that come up in the context of legal intervention.

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Chinmayi Arun

Executive Director, Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi

Susan Benesch

Director of the Dangerous Speech Project & Faculty Associate, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
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Raman Jit Singh Chima

Global Policy Director, Access Now
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Nighat Dad

Founder, Digital Rights Foundation
Nighat Dad is a Pakistani lawyer and Internet activist who founded the not-for-profit organisation Digital Rights Foundation. In 2015, she was named in the TIME magazine's list of next generation leaders, for helping Pakistani women fight online harassment. | Dad led campaigns to protect online freedom of speech in Pakistan as well campaigns against legislation that gives the government broad powers of surveillance online, most notable one is the... Read More →

Cherian George

Associate Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University
Author of Hate Spin: The Manufacture of Religious Offense and its Threat to Democracy
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K.S. Park

Co-Founder/ Professor, Open Net Korea/ Korea University Law School
Internet law, freedom of speech, privacy, Korean judiciary, net neutrality, film industry, antitrust, open government, copyright | Successful impact litigations - striking down Internet real-name law, "false news" crime, and Internet election regulation; holding telcos liable for data disclosure secrecy; holding a copyright society for bad faith takedown notice; and defending dissident bloggers from criminal defamation and insult laws and... Read More →
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Andrew Puddephatt

Director, global partners digital
Director of Global Partners and Association
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Katitza Rodriguez

International Rights Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Katitza Rodriguez is EFF's International Rights Director. She concentrates on comparative policy of international privacy issues, with special emphasis on law enforcement, government surveillance, and cross border data flows. Her work in EFF's International Program also focuses on cybersecurity at the intersection of privacy, freedom of expression, and copyright enforcement.
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Mark Stephens, CBE

Independent Board Chair, Global Network Initiative
Mark Stephens, CBE is the Independent Board Chair of the Global Network Initiative. A British lawyer specializing in international commercial dispute resolution, media law, human rights and intellectual property, Mark has undertaken some of the highest profile cases in the UK and around the world defending the free expression rights of artists, journalists, and the rights of online publishers in libel cases. He currently heads the international... Read More →
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Jillian C. York

Director for International Freedom of Expression, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Talk to me about TOS enforcement and censorship on social platforms, or your work in the Middle East and North Africa.

Thursday March 31, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
The Nest

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