Posts tagged “Ron Deibert”
On Wednesday, November 30, 1-3 PM, Canada Centre Senior Fellow in Future Crime Marc Goodman will be presenting a talk titled, The Future of Crime, at the University of Toronto’s George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College 15 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON M5S 1H8 (map). He was interviewed recently by Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert.
PRI’s The World spoke with Professor Ron Deibert about the emergence of the Syrian Electronic Army.
In Syria, one of the largest anti-government protests so far turned deadly today. In the city of Hama activists say security forces fired on demonstrators killing at least 34 people. Syria’s government also cut Internet service across most of the country, effectively blocking a key portal of protest. But it’s not just regime opponents who are mobilizing online, so are government supporters involved with something called the Syrian Electronic Army. It aims to thwart not just the protestors, but also their sympathizers in the West.
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On CBC Dispatches, Rick MacInnes-Rae interviews Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab in the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, about the way governments in the Middle East are using the internet to fight back against their opponents – and Canada’s role too.
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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.