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Wednesday, June 12 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Pegasus Spyware Threatens Press Freedom, From Mexico to Saudi Arabia

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This session will highlight the threat that the spyware Pegasus poses to journalists, their sources, families, and associates, by putting the researcher documenting its use around the world in dialogue. It will also feature a forward-looking conversation about the parallel efforts—export controls, lawsuits, advocacy campaigns—pushing to limit Pegasus's harm.

Moderators
avatar for Avi Asher-Schapiro

Avi Asher-Schapiro

North America Researcher & Technology Reporter, Committee to Protect Journalists

Speakers
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David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression
Prof. Kaye’s scholarship and teaching focus on public international law, especially international human rights law, international humanitarian law, accountability for violations of human rights, and the law governing the use of force. He is just as interested in efforts to translate... Read More →
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Raphael Satter

Cybersecurity Writer, Associated Press
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Danya Centeno

Lawyer, R3D: Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales
I am a Mexican lawyer with an LL.M on International Human Rights and Criminal Justice from Utrecht University. Working with R3D I am mostly passionate about issues related to surveillance, content moderation, misinformation and gender violence online. Previously I worked with the... Read More →


Wednesday June 12, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Biscay (Palais)

Attendees (156)