Freedom on the Net 2013: Internet Freedom In Decline, But Activists Fight Back

Freedom House released the fourth edition of its Freedom on the Net report, which rates internet access, censorship, and user rights in 60 countries around the world and assesses key trends in freedom of digital media.

WATCH VIDEO FROM THE EVENT:

Remarks By:
Senator Sherrod Brown
U.S. Senator (D-OH)

Ambassador Gudmundur A. Stefansson
Ambassador of Iceland to the United States

Presentation of Key Report Findings By:

Ms. Sanja Kelly
Project Director of Freedom on the Net, Freedom House

Panel Discussion Featuring:

Ms. Dalia Haj-Omar
Sudanese activist and member of the Girifna, pro-democracy movement

Mr. Ross LaJeunesse
Global Head of Free Expression and International Relations, Google

Mr. Jorge Luis Sierra
Award-winning Mexican reporter and Knight International Journalism Fellow, ICFJ

Moderated By:

Mr. Peter Cook
Chief Washington Correspondent, Bloomberg Television

Follow the discussion on Twitter and submit your questions using hashtag #FOTN2013.