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Sunday, December 3 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Can We Pull the Plug on State-Sponsored Online Attacks?

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How do state-sponsored or state-organized groups of trolls work? What motivates people to participate in these groups?

This session will feature comments from researchers around the world who are examining this phenomenon and invite all participants to brainstorm strategies that journalists, activists and other online voices can use to stay strong in the face of these groups.

Moderators
avatar for Iria Puyosa

Iria Puyosa

NewsFrames Lead at GV. Researcher in network society, political communication and participation of civil society. Current research projects in networked social movements, civic resistance and public policies on the internet. Consultancy experience for political organizations, NGO... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Arzu Geybullayeva

Arzu Geybullayeva

Journalist, Freelance
Regional analyst, correspondent, and columnist. Former Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFERL) and Central Asia Azerbaijan Fellow at George Washington University. Main areas of interest include human rights, advocacy, press freedom, and more rec... Read More →
avatar for Marianne Díaz Hernández

Marianne Díaz Hernández

Public Policy Analyst, Derechos Digitales
Marianne Diaz is a Venezuelan lawyer, digital rights activist and fiction writer, currently based in Santiago, Chile. Her work focuses mainly on issues regarding online freedom of speech, web filtering, internet infrastructure and digital security. She founded the digital rights... Read More →


Sunday December 3, 2017 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Roundtable Space TRACE Expert City

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