Special Launch Event: Freedom on the Net 2016 | Freedom House

Special Launch Event: Freedom on the Net 2016

Special Launch Event: Freedom on the Net 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Google 25 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 900 Washington D.C. 20001

Lunch will be served at noon

Please join us for the launch of Freedom on the Net 2016, the latest edition of Freedom House’s annual assessment of online censorship and user rights in 65 countries around the world. The panel will discuss trends in internet freedom, and the advances and setbacks over the past year, including the new restrictions on social media and communication tools, most censored topics and apps, and the expansion of digital activism.

Introductory Remark by:
The Honorable Ron Wyden
United States Senator

Sanja Kelly
Director, Freedom on the Net
Freedom House

Darya Luganskaya
Moscow-based tech journalist

'Gbenga Sesan
Executive Director
Paradigm Initiative Nigeria

Sally Shipman Wentworth
Vice President of Global Policy
Internet Society

Daniel Calingaert
Acting President
Freedom House


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Google is pleased to provide attendance at this event at no cost where appropriate under applicable laws. This event has been planned to comply with Congressional ethics rules. Stricter rules may apply to certain Executive Branch employees and State/Local government officials. Google may be required to report gifts to government officials. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions, or if you’d like to reimburse Google for your attendance.

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