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Thursday, June 13 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Delegated Repression: How do the Russian state forces private actors to censor and to surveil?

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One of the most pressing issues arising in the discussion of Internet regulation is the role and responsibility of private companies, as well as the delegation of police and propaganda functions to non-state actors (Internet service providers, national IT-companies, pro-government activists and paid commentators). In recent years, the Russian authorities have taken a number of important steps towards seriously restricting Internet freedom and the right to privacy, seeking to promote the approaches they support at the international level, exerting pressure on global platforms and promoting digital sovereignty. Together with prominent experts from Russia and Ukraine we shall talk about the role of quasi-state actors in the control of the Internet, as well as how do authoritatian regimes force Internet companies to block and filter information, to suspend accounts and to give out personal data as well as how ISPs can protect their users.

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avatar for Bulat Mukhamedzhanov

Bulat Mukhamedzhanov

Lawyer, Agora International Human Rights Group
Bulat Mukhamedzhanov graduated from the Faculty of Philology (Kazan State University, Russia) in 2007 and since then became a human rights activist. In 2017 he graduated from the university with a law degree.Mukhamedzhanov started his career as a press-secretary of local human rights... Read More →
avatar for Iryna Chulivska

Iryna Chulivska

Digital Security Lab Ukraine


Thursday June 13, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am
Oya 1 (Laico)

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