Citizen Lab's latest news and announcements.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow Lex Gill will be speaking at the University of Waterloo on October 27 as part of their CrySP Speaker Series on Privacy. Delivering a talk entitled Rearranging Power Through Law and Code: Deciphering the Canadian Encryption Debate, she will investigate current encryption laws, their implications for global security and human rights, and the… Read more »
Citizen Lab Research Fellow Ramy Raoof has recently joined the Board of Directors for the Tor Project. Raoof will bring his background as a technologist and security researcher to help the organization establish and strengthen mechanisms for community participation and transparency. Raoof was also recently recognized as a Hero by Access Now for his work in uncovering invasive surveillance… Read more »
Citizen Lab partners Ramy Raoof and Luis Fernando Garcia have been named Heroes of Human Rights by Access Now for their work uncovering invasive surveillance tactics. Raoof, who is a Citizen Lab Research Fellow and Senior Research Technologist for the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, was recognized for his work on phishing attempts made against Egyptian… Read more »
Citizen Lab Director and founder Ron Deibert will be attending events in various European cities this week. On October 4, he will be attending the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in Geneva for a screening of Black Code, the documentary based on his book. Following the screening, he will participate in a panel discussion with… Read more »
September 27, 2017 – San Francisco, USA Hosted by swissnex San Francisco and the Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco, the two-day event will focus on the cross-section of humanitarian relief and technological advances, fostering discussions around how digital tools can be leveraged to help vulnerable communities.