Tuesday, January 29 • 2:35pm - 3:30pm
Nations Divided: Expression And Our Political Discourse

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We've learned a lot about nation-state attempts to tamper with democratic elections in the U.S., in Germany, in Africa and across the globe. Trust is the bedrock of any well-functioning democracy. Yet revelations over the last 16 months show that actors are trying to use the Internet to undermine that trust. Is it the Internet's fault? Our panel will look at what we know about how whether the Internet is being used to disrupt democratic elections and what can be done about it.

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Liz Woolery

Deputy Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy
Liz Woolery is Deputy Director of the Free Expression Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology, where her work focuses on the intersection of free expression and the digital world. Prior to CDT, she was with New America’s Open Technology Institute (OTI) as a senior policy... Read More →

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Ellery Roberts Biddle

Advocacy Director, Global Voices
Ellery is the Advocacy Director at Global Voices, where she works with a team of bloggers and advocates researching and reporting on threats to online speech and other fundamental rights as they exist on the internet. A citizen media network that amplifies unheard stories and perspectives... Read More →
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Graham Brookie

Director and Managing Editor, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Atlantic Council
Graham Brookie is the director and managing editor of the Digital Forensic Research Lab (@DFRLab), a start-up within the Atlantic Council focused on building digital resilience. The @DFRLab is at the forefront of open-source research with a focus on governance, technology, security... Read More →
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Robert Faris

Research Director at the Berkman Klein Center and co-author of the book Network Propaganda
Robert Faris is the research director at the Berkman Klein Center where he contributes and provides oversight to research at the center. His research includes the study of digital communication mechanisms by civil society organizations and social movements, and the emergence and impact... Read More →

Tuesday January 29, 2019 2:35pm - 3:30pm EST