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Saturday, June 29 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Internet in Every Corner: Bypassing Regimes and Dictatorship

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Government censorship threatens the liberties of a country’s citizens, and Internet blockades have been implemented in attempts to stop uprisings, organized protests, and the convergence of people. Despite the government’s stronghold on the internet in some countries, technologies are emerging that work to circumvent the barriers they’ve put in place. Find out how encryption and other tactics crack censorship systems—and help ordinary citizens communicate.




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Adam Fisk

CEO, Brave New Software Project
Adam Fisk is CEO of the Brave New Software Project (BNS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to building software tools to tackle the world’s toughest challenges. | | Funded by a multimillion-dollar State Department grant, Fisk and his team are currently working on Lantern, a censorship circumvention tool connecting people in blocked countries to the open Internet. | | Prior to founding BNS, Adam spent over a decade designing P2P... Read More →



Saturday June 29, 2013 1:00pm - 1:30pm
1 - Summit Stage

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