Using Technology To Promote Democracy

Submitted by ub on Mon, 05/30/2011 - 09:17

As grass roots uprisings all over the world gain momentum from social networks, like Twitter, questions keep coming up concerning censorship and security issues.

What lessons do the uprisings hold? What can organizations do to promote freedom of expression in a time of political change?

Log on Tuesday, 6/31 before 12:00 Noon Eastern time for a live online discussion with two advocacy experts.…

H. Brunner- Director of the Media Democracy Fund, which works with foundations and other donors to award grants to programs that work to protect the rights of the public in the digital age.

B. Solomon- Executive director of Access, a nonprofit human-rights organization helping people outside the United States who are subjected to censorship to maintain Internet access, including political activists and civil-society groups.