Maureen Webb: Coding Democracy
October 24 at 1:30pm
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Join TIFA for a powerful conversation about how a new wave of online activism is empowering ordinary citizens to take back democracy. Labour lawyer, human rights activist and author Maureen Webb presents Coding Democracy: How Hackers Are Disrupting Power, Surveillance, and Authoritarianism, a book offering new perspective on hackers as vital disruptors, rather than shady destroyers. From Berlin to Silicon Valley, Webb will speak to her travels and optimistic research on tools for upgrading democracy in the digital era.
Interviewer: Cory Doctorow