17 Conference Report #techonomy17

The Internet Under Attack


  • Mark Anderson of Strategic News Service, Peder Jungck at BAE Systems, and Rebecca MacKinnon of Ranking Digital Rights at New America in conversation with moderator David Kirkpatrick. Photo Credit: Paul Sakuma Photography


Mark Anderson
Founder and CEO, Strategic News Service

Peder Jungck
Chief Technology Officer - Intelligence & Security sector, BAE Systems

Rebecca MacKinnon
Director, Ranking Digital Rights at New America


David Kirkpatrick
Founder and CEO, Techonomy

Session Description: As countries seek extreme advantage in the newly-networked world, many are limiting speech, imposing restrictive rules, and taking control of digital infrastructure. Can the internet remain an engine of global economic growth and free information exchange? What happens to the internet in places like China?

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