Which platforms have decided to impose curbs on Russia? How far can platforms go? What implications will this have on platform regulation in other countries?
To answer all your questions about the role of platforms in the Russia-Ukraine war and its impact on the internet, MediaNama is organizing a Members-Only call.
MediaNama’s Members Call will help you understand how platforms reacted and the consequences those reactions could have.
Title: Russia-Ukraine War: Impact on the Internet
Date: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM IST
If you subscribe now, you will receive a link to register for the call, which we will send to subscribers soon.
What we will cover
Through this discussion, we are going to examine among other things:
- Which platforms have decided to impose curbs on Russia?
- What is the Ukrainian government asking of platforms?
- How have governments used platforms to impose sanctions?
- What reasons have the platforms given for imposing these curbs?
- What are the implications of these curbs for platform regulation at large?
- Are the IT Rules in India designed to prevent such digital sanctions?
- Can the reactions of platforms threaten the global internet?
- Should platforms have the authority to impose such restrictions?
- Will platforms take similar actions in other geopolitical conflicts?
You need to subscribe to MediaNama to participate in this call.
The session will be about 90 minutes long, beginning with a presentation, where we will explain the key points related to the Russia-Ukraine War and its impact on the internet followed by a Q&A session, in which all members can ask questions and/or debate issues.
Update (16 Mar, 4:41 PM): This members call had to be postponed earlier due to unforeseen circumstances. This post has now been updated with the new date and time.