wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Encryption after COVID-19: What’s Coming Up for Asia-Pacific? #Ad

Date: May 14 (Thursday) 2020
Time: 11:30 AM -12:30 PM (IST)
Moderator: Rajnesh Singh, Regional VP for Asia-Pacific, Internet Society
Register here: https://isoc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LJS9_8fGSnK-ffPkL9p_rQ

In 2019, Australia passed the controversial Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act, granting law enforcement and security agencies power to request for access to encrypted data. In India, the government is proposing that Internet intermediaries, which include social media platforms and apps, actively filter online content and name sources of private messages—both of which involve weakening end-to-end encryption.

In this session, experts will weigh in on how encryption debates in Asia-Pacific might have changed amidst COVID-19. As new laws undergo scrutiny by courts and independent review bodies, we will identify concrete initiatives for the global community to uphold encryption in countries where Internet security is under threat.

Agenda for the discussion:

Introduction

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
  • First round of interventions
    • How has the encryption debate evolved in the last couple of months?
    • Has the corona-virus pandemic had an impact on how we look at encryption?
  • Second round of interventions
    • What would we like to see happen for the rest of 2020?
    • How do we make this happen?
  • Discussion and Q&A
    • What role can the Global Coalition play?
  • Closing

The webinar is part of a global series to mark the launch of the Global Encryption Coalition (GEC), an initiative of the Internet Society, Global Partners Digital and the Center for Democracy and Technology.

This is an advertisement and this content was produced by ISOC. MediaNama’s Native Advertising policy and past ads are here. For advertising, contact sales@medianama.com.

Written By

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Find out how people’s health data is understood to have value and who can benefit from that value.

News

The US and other countries' retreat from a laissez-faire approach to regulating markets presents India with a rare opportunity.

News

When news that Walmart would soon accept cryptocurrency turned out to be fake, it also became a teachable moment.

News

The DSCI's guidelines are patient-centric and act as a data privacy roadmap for healthcare service providers.

News

In this excerpt from the book, the authors focus on personal data and autocracies. One in particular – Russia.  Autocracies always prioritize information control...

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ