Freedom of Expression Online, Perspectives from Canada and the World

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Date(s) - 15/10/2012
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Munk School of Global Affairs

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PEN Canada and Citizen Lab are hosting a panel of experts to examine freedom of expression and censorship in the online world. How are writers, journalists, and bloggers navigating online spaces? How are governments responding to these changes? Where does Canada sit among its peers in maintaining a free market for ideas and opinion?

Speakers
Alejandro Pisanty
Director General for Academic Computing Services of the National University of Mexico (UNAM) and former member and Founding Chair of CUDI, Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet.

Luis Horacio Nájera
Saul Rae Fellow at Massey College, and Research Fellow at the Citizen Lab and the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies

Ron Deibert
Director of the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, and the Citizen Lab

Russell Smith
Culture Columnist, The Globe and Mail

This event is part of Non-Speak Week (October 11-17, 2012) , focusing on current challenges to freedom of expression in Canada.

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