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Bloggers ultimate goalTO IMPACT THE FUTURE                         Presenter: Bill Echikson                         Head o...
Web is the most powerful communication tool in history                                     2 BILLn toN                    ...
UGC is fuelling web growth                      325 millionwebsites online in May                      2011
UGC is fuelling web growth                      5 exabytes of data   created                      each day in 2011
UGC is fuelling web growth                     250,000 words per minutewritten on                     Blogger
UGC is fuelling web growth                     72 hours of video                     uploaded to YouTube per minute
UGC is fuelling web growth                     70,000 photos                     uploaded to Facebook per minute          ...
UGC is fuelling web growth                     100,000 tweets                     posted per minute as of March 2011
Web is a powerful force for societal transformation
Technology is a double-edged sword
Example: Iran
Growing threat of Internet censorship
Googles default position is to let information flow                                          EXTRA
We seek to be transparent about government requests                                      EXTRA
Example: Transparency report                               EXTRA
Example: Web traffic visualisation                                     EXTRA
Example: Speak2Tweet in Egypt
The Global Network InitiativeGlobal Network Initiative
European political support for freedom of expression
European political support for freedom of expression                        “When you set people free you set the         ...
European political support for freedom of expression                       “Respect for media pluralism, protection of    ...
European political support for freedom of expression                       “Promoting internet freedom is vital… Freedom  ...
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  1. 1. Bloggers ultimate goalTO IMPACT THE FUTURE Presenter: Bill Echikson Head of Free Expression, EMEA Google
  2. 2. Web is the most powerful communication tool in history 2 BILLn toN li on IeOday people
  3. 3. UGC is fuelling web growth 325 millionwebsites online in May 2011
  4. 4. UGC is fuelling web growth 5 exabytes of data created each day in 2011
  5. 5. UGC is fuelling web growth 250,000 words per minutewritten on Blogger
  6. 6. UGC is fuelling web growth 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube per minute
  7. 7. UGC is fuelling web growth 70,000 photos uploaded to Facebook per minute as of mid- 2011
  8. 8. UGC is fuelling web growth 100,000 tweets posted per minute as of March 2011
  9. 9. Web is a powerful force for societal transformation
  10. 10. Technology is a double-edged sword
  11. 11. Example: Iran
  12. 12. Growing threat of Internet censorship
  13. 13. Googles default position is to let information flow EXTRA
  14. 14. We seek to be transparent about government requests EXTRA
  15. 15. Example: Transparency report EXTRA
  16. 16. Example: Web traffic visualisation EXTRA
  17. 17. Example: Speak2Tweet in Egypt
  18. 18. The Global Network InitiativeGlobal Network Initiative
  19. 19. European political support for freedom of expression
  20. 20. European political support for freedom of expression “When you set people free you set the conditions for society and the economy to develop… The most important instrument of change in our time is the Internet” – Swedish Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt
  21. 21. European political support for freedom of expression “Respect for media pluralism, protection of journalists’ sources, freedom to criticise private and government powers… are all essential for the full exercise of freedom of expression, and the Commission is fully committed to the defence of fundamental rights” – Vice President of the European Commission, Neelie Kroes
  22. 22. European political support for freedom of expression “Promoting internet freedom is vital… Freedom of expression opens the gate to the enjoyment of many other human rights. Without it, the road to the rule of law and democracy remains closed. And free trade is being hindered” – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Uri Rosenthal
  23. 23. THANK YOU
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