[bestbits] Activism Behind The Screen: Public Debate 18th May
m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk
Wed May 17 09:24:28 EDT 2017
Thanks for the responses, and to all of you who have registered for
tomorrow. It is not obligatory but you still can at
To respond to queries, the event is indeed being live-streamed
(http://www.gold.ac.uk/live-stream/) - 6pm London time.
There will also be a Tweet-Wall active during the discussion via the
hashtag below so you can follow things there too. *
*Hashtag: #humanrightsinternet *
Tweet Wall at http://ifhr.tweetwally.com/
On 08/05/2017 14:37, Marianne Franklin wrote:
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> Dear all
> Apologies (again) for the cross-posting. ICANN and technical standards
> buffs, and any other GigaNet members in London around 18th May, all
> welcome to the third edition of /Defending Human Rights in a Digital
> Age. /In this debate, entitled */Activism Behind the Screen/*,
> participants consider how human rights activism can impact on internet
> design and its day-to-day running. These decisions take place behind
> the screen in organizations such as the Internet Corporation of
> Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Internet Engineering Taskforce
> (IETF), or the World Wide Web Consortium (WC3).
> Panellists will focus on ICANN for the most part, the US-incorporated
> entity that controls the Domain Name System that is a cornerstone of
> how the internet works, and people find their way around the web.
> ICANN has just completed its transition to a “privatized,
> multistakeholder" governance structure. At the same time activists
> have been developing a range of human rights agendas from within the
> organization's various working groups.
> The aim of this debate is to introduce these architects of the
> internet to a Goldsmiths audience; to discuss how human rights matter
> for what they do.
> More information at https://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=10764
> Videos and articles relating to these events at
> https://www.opendemocracy.net/hri <https://www.opendemocracy.net/hri>
> I am working on live-streaming. The event will be available later as
> video in any case.
> Thanks for passing on to your other networks too.
> warm regards
> Marianne Franklin, PhD
> Professor of Global Media and Politics
> Convener: Global Media & Transnational Communications Program
> Goldsmiths University of London
> Department of Media & Communications
> New Cross, London SE14 6NW
> Tel: +44 207 9197072
> <m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk>
> Chair: Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet)
> Co-Chair: Internet Rights & Principles Coalition (IRPC)
> Editor: Human Rights and the Internet Series, openDemocracy
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Marianne Franklin, PhD
Professor of Global Media and Politics
Convener: Global Media & Transnational Communications Program
Goldsmiths University of London
Department of Media & Communications
New Cross, London SE14 6NW
Tel: +44 207 9197072
<m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk>
Chair: Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet)
Co-Chair: Internet Rights & Principles Coalition (IRPC)
Editor: Human Rights and the Internet Series, openDemocracy
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