Director Ron Deibert spoke at TEDx Toronto on October 26, 2012 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
In the Media
Citizen Lab staff and research in the news.
In the June 2012 issue of The Walrus, Citizen Lab is profiled in a piece entitled “The New Cold War”.
On Friday, 27 January 2012, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert participated in a panel on the anti-piracy battle of the Internet.
The Toronto Star has named Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert one of 12 influential Canadians whose thoughts influence the way the world works.
Following the release of Citizen Lab’s brief, Behind Blue Coat: Investigations of commercial filtering in Syria and Burma, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert spoke to Marco Werman about the research findings on BBC’s The World.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert joined other panelists Christopher Soghoian, Allan Paller, and Sukanya Pillay to discuss cyber security issues and policies, including questions regarding Internet filtering, cyber warfare, and protection of civil liberties. You can watch the entire very interesting 60 minute discussion here.
Cyberspace has become an all-immersive domain, and the global communications environment in which all of society, economics, and politics are now embedded. Its constituent parts are widely conceived of as critical national infrastructure.
Ron Deibert, Director of The Citizen Lab and The Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, and Rafal Rohozinski, CEO of The SecDev Group share their thoughts on the emerging “cyber military-industrial complex” in today’s Globe and Mail.
Professor Ron Deibert, Citizen Lab and Canada Centre for Global Security Studies Director, spoke with Masala Canada – Radio Canada International about online freedom of expression and Internet surveillance. Professor Deibert also discussed the lessons that can be learned from the recent Internet freedom controversy in Egypt.
Nora Young of CBC Radio interviews Ron Deibert on the Egyptian government’s censorship of the Internet in the wake of the recent political unrest in the country. Deibert classifies the incident as unprecedented in scope and scale, but not in type.