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Sunday, December 3 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Who Decides Which Languages Are Used on the Web?

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How do the decisions of technology makers (often companies) affect different communities, when it comes to language, expression, voice and power? Who decides what's a "major" versus "minor" language?

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avatar for Dragana Kaurin

Dragana Kaurin

Executive Director, Localization Lab
Human Rights Researcher & Ethnographer. I write about refugees, forced migration.

Speakers
avatar for Monica Bonilla

Monica Bonilla

I'm linguist. I have been part of the Rising Voices team since 2015. My experience has been with people who speak minority languages, on topics such as digital literacy, digital inclusion, human rights, linguistic rights and planning. I like research, I promote the use of free so... Read More →
avatar for Mohamed ElGohary

Mohamed ElGohary

Lingua Director, Global Voices
I'm Global Voices Lingua Director. Interested in the internet and human rights in Egypt and the Middle East, while providing Arabic content to help the average Arab citizen use the internet.
avatar for Dragana Kaurin

Dragana Kaurin

Executive Director, Localization Lab
Human Rights Researcher & Ethnographer. I write about refugees, forced migration.
avatar for Rodrigo Pérez

Rodrigo Pérez

Digital activist in indigenous languages ​​and promoter of the use of free software in indigenous languages, #MozillaNAtivo, #Wikipedia #DadaísmoZapotecano


Sunday December 3, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Stage TRACE Expert City

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