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Thursday, June 13 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
How Smaller and Less Resourced Media Outlets Can Unlock the Value of Analytic Activities Without Triggering a Privacy Backlash

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Over 100 countries now have data protection laws and regulations, and more are being drafted, particularly in emerging economies that wish to maintain data flows with the European Union. These laws, directives, and regulations have the potential to significantly curtail the analytic activities of the news media and bloggers, and in particular, smaller news outlets who lack the strong legal muscle of corporate conglomerates. This session will explore the impact of data protection laws and regulations on the media, and why, if you care about values such as the right to privacy and freedom of expression, you should care.


Ayden Férdeline

Technology Policy Fellow, Mozilla

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Bruna Santos

Policy and Advocacy analyst, Coding Rights
I have a BA in Law and work as a Policy and Advocacy analyst at Coding Rights, with a special focus on Data Protection, Human Rights in the Digital Age and Internet Governance. Additionally, I also hold the position of Chair of the Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC) at ICAN... Read More →
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Daniel O'Maley

Senior Digital Governance Specialist, Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)

Thursday June 13, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm BST
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