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Budapest Gv July08

  1. 1. Censoring the Net Rob Faris Berkman Center for Internet & Society June 26, 2008
  2. 2. Today <ul><li>Global survey of filtering </li></ul><ul><li>The problem of regulating speech on the net </li></ul><ul><li>The problem of not regulating speech on the net </li></ul><ul><li>Social media, content mingling and filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting freedom of expression: </li></ul><ul><li>short-term & long-term </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed research </li></ul>
  3. 3. Today Toronto Oxford Cambridge Harvard
  4. 4. Today Restricting Speech on the Net
  5. 5. Today <ul><li>Intellectual Property law </li></ul><ul><li>Registration, licensing and ID requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Liability for defamation, etc. (people or companies) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrest and intimidation </li></ul><ul><li>Search result filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Indirect – DoS, hacking </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring and surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Internet filtering </li></ul><ul><li>$$ (high cost of access) </li></ul>Restricting Speech on the Net
  6. 10. Tunisia China UAE Myanmar Saudi Arabia Iran Syria Yemen Uzbekistan Ethiopia South Korea Bahrain Pakistan Jordan India Azerbaijan Singapore Political Filtering Social Filtering Security/Conflict Filtering Morocco Oman Thailand Vietnam Sudan Tajikistan
  7. 11. The problem of regulating speech on the net
  8. 16. The problem of regulating speech on the net <ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Specificity </li></ul><ul><li>Due process and judicial review </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Informality </li></ul><ul><li>Prior restraint </li></ul>
  9. 17. The problem of not regulating speech on the net
  10. 18. <ul><li>Child pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Hate speech </li></ul><ul><li>…… </li></ul>
  11. 19. <ul><li>Saudi Arabia </li></ul>
  12. 20. Social media and content mingling
  13. 23. Today
  14. 24. Today Promoting freedom of expression: short-term & long-term
  15. 25. Distributed research <ul><li>Expanding the number of people who gather information </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing the number of people who use the information collected </li></ul>
  16. 26. Herdict <ul><li>= verdict of the herd </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling and leveraging a wider distributed network of those that are interesting in contributing </li></ul>
  17. 29. http://herdict.org/ http://herdict.org
  18. 30. [email_address] Rob Faris Berkman Center for Internet & Society June 25, 2008

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