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Monday, January 29 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Is the Internet Disrupting Democracy?

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Every day we’re learning more 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 several months show that nation-states are using the Internet to undermine that trust. Our panel will look at what we know about how the Internet is being used to disrupt democratic elections and what can be done about it.

Moderators
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Miranda Bogen

Policy Analyst, Upturn
Miranda Bogen is a Policy Analyst at Upturn, where she focuses on the social implications of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and the effect of technology platforms on civil and human rights. She has coauthored reports on data ethics, governing automated decisions, and... Read More →

Speakers
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Katie Harbath

Global Politics and Government Outreach Director, Facebook
Katie Harbath is the global lead for politics and government engagement at Facebook, where she focuses on political outreach. Prior to Facebook, Katie was the Chief Digital Strategist at the National Republican Senatorial Committee. She previously led digital strategy in positions... Read More →
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Dr. Candice Hoke

Founding Director, Cleveland-Marshall Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection
Professor Hoke is widely recognized national authority on laws governing election technologies (including voting devices and voter registration databases), election management, and on federal regulatory programs reflecting federalism values. She is a graduate of Yale Law School, where... Read More →
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Sanja Kelly

Director, Freedom on the Net, Freedom on the Net
Sanja Kelly is the director for Freedom on the Net, Freedom House’s assessment of global internet freedom.In that capacity, she oversees all research, writing, and administrative operations for the project, and manages a team of over 70 international analysts. She has authored and... Read More →
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Hon. Ellen Weintraub

Vice-Chair (Incoming), Federal Election Commission
Ellen L. Weintraub took office as a Member of the United States Federal Election Commission (FEC) on December 9, 2002.  After an initial recess appointment, her nomination was confirmed by unanimous consent of the United States Senate on March 18, 2003.  Commissioner Weintraub has... Read More →


Monday January 29, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 704

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