FORA.tv Speaker - Rebecca MacKinnon

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Biography

Rebecca MacKinnon is a Senior Research Fellow at the New America Foundation where she conducts research, writing, and advocacy at the intersection of networked technologies, human rights, and corporate accountability. She is author of the award-winning book, Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle For Internet Freedom (2012) and co-founder of Global Voices Online, the citizen media network and digital rights advocacy organization.

A founding board member of the Global Network Initiative, a multi-stakeholder organization that advances corporate responsibility and human rights in the technology sector, MacKinnon also serves on the Board of Directors of the Committee to Protect Journalists. She is concurrently an adjunct lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and affiliate at the Annenberg School for Communication'sCenter for Global Communications Studies where she leads a new project, Ranking Digital Rights.

2 Programs

The Future of the Internet

11.20.13 | 01:04:16 min | 3 comments

The Future of Freedom in the Internet Age

02.10.09 | 01:23:44 min | 0 comments