The Greens - EFA

Bloggers For Democracy: Conference

recorded stream from the European Parliament in Brussels:

Wednesday 05 December 2012, 15:00 - 18:30

Panel 1

Panel 2


15:00 -15:15

Opening remarks: Barbara Lochbihler , MEP, Chairwomen of the Human Rights subcommittee

15:15 - 17:00

I. TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE - BUILDING A FREE INTERNET

moderation by Amelia Andersdotter MEP

Speakers

  • Marietje Schaake MEP, rapporteur on Digital freedom in EU Foreign Policy
  • Amnesty international - overview on the use of censorship on the internet around the world
  • Martin Löwdin, Telecomix - keeping Egypt and Syria online
  • Linus Nordberg, DFRITor - anonymity, security and censorship circumvention
  • James Losey, fellow with the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation

17:00-18:30

II. POLITICAL/SOCIAL CHANGE THROUGH BLOGGING - THE BLOG AS A POLITICAL WEAPON

moderation by: Indrek Tarand MEP

  • Sarrah AbdelrahmanEgypt
  • Oleg Kaschin, Russia
  • Michael Anti, China
  • Arzu Geybullayeva, Azerbaijan

conclusion remarks Amelia Andersdotter MEP