SA Internet Under Siege: Online Content Regulation Panel

Session description:

Internet regulation is a delicate balancing act between individual rights against law enforcement requirements. Governments around the world have taken wildly different approaches to regulating online content and controlling access to information. Some recent SA government initiatives have caused significant concerns for the online publishing and Internet sectors, as well civil rights organisations. Is the South African Internet under seige? What action should the Internet community be taking? What protections does the Constitution provide? What are good models to encourage government to adopt? Please join our panel of experts for an interactive discussion of these important issues.

Target audience:

Open to all

Presented by:

Facilitator: Anriette Esterhuysen - Executive Director: Association for Progressive Communications
Sipho Risiba - Chief Operations Officer: Film and Publication Board
Zororo Mavindidze - Senior Researcher: Freedom of Expression Institute
Fortune Mgwili-Sibanda - Manager: Google SA
Prof. Nii Quaynor - Ghana DOT COM



Venue: TBA
Cost: FREE
Date: 10 September, 2015
Start time: 9:00
Maximum: 250 Attendees