Freedom House to Host Freedom on the Net Conference, Wednesday 28 October 2015

Freedom HouseThe Freedom on the Net 2015 Conference will be held at Google DC on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 at 9:00am. This event will discuss the annual assessment of internet accessibility, censorship, and rights in 65 countries, which Dr. Derrick Cogburn helped to develop for Freedom House. This year’s event will also emphasize opportunities and challenges to internet freedom, including threats to U.S. foreign policy and emerging threats to digital media.

The conference will feature prominent speakers who represent various concentrations and countries, including The Honorable Brian Schatz (D-HI), United States Senate; Ross LaJeunesse, Global Head of Free Expression International & International Relations, Google; Daniel Calingaert, Executive Vice President, Freedom House; and Chinmayi Arun, Research Director, Center for Communication Governance, National Law University, Dehli.

Freedom House “works to defend human rights and promote democratic change, with a focus on political rights and civil liberties.”

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Virtual participation also available and encouraged. Google DC is located at 25 Massachusetts Ave., NW, 
Suite 900, Washington, DC.