[Noisebridge-discuss] Techno-Activism Third Mondays: Intermediaries, Free Speech and the new Manila Principles, April 20, EFF HQ 6PM

Danny O'Brien danny at eff.org
Sat Apr 18 13:50:14 UTC 2015


Intermediaries like ISPs, hosting providers, and social networks are
global chokepoints for censorship and tempting honeypots for government
surveillance. How can activists successfully prevent these private
actors from bowing to demands to restrict user content and hand over
personal data?

Enter the Manila Principles on Intermediary Liability: a new initiative
led by digital rights groups around the world to set clear standards on
states and companies to protect free speech, the right of association,
the right to privacy and due process.

EFF's Jeremy Malcolm will join TA3M to talk about how the Principles
were created, how diminishing intermediary liability affects the open
Net, and how establishing new norms can protect small and innovative
intermediaries, from blog with comments to decentralized mesh networks.

Date: April 20
Time: 6:00pm
Location: EFF offices, 815 Eddy Street, San Francisco
More info: https://www.manilaprinciples.org/

What is this again? Techno-Activism Third Mondays (TA3M) is an informal
meetup to connect activists and technologists who are interested in the
challenges of surveillance and censorship, and anyone interested in free
and open technology. TA3M happens all over the world, from Amsterdam to
Tokyo. You can find out your local meetup here:
https://wiki.openitp.org/

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