Combatting terrorism online, intermediary liability, online hate speech, and human rights based approaches to cybersecurity, are among the sessions featuring GNI staff, leadership and participants at the 2016 RightsCon conference in Silicon Valley, from Wednesday, March 30 to Friday, April 1.

GNI Independent Board Chair Mark Stephens, CBE, Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg, Director of Policy and Learning Lisl Brunner, and Board Secretary Bennett Freeman will be presenting on core issues in privacy and freedom of expression online.

In addition, GNI participants will feature in multiple sessions, including Rebecca Mackinnon of the Ranking Digital Rights Project, Nicole Karlebach of Yahoo, Suzanne Nossel of the PEN American Center, Chinmayi Arun of the National Law University, Delhi, Greg Nojeim of the Center for Democracy and Technology, and Courtney Radsch of the Committee to Protect Journalists, among many others. See the full program and speaker list for more information.

Find the GNI at RightsCon: 

Combatting Terrorism Online, Wednesday, March 30, 5:15 pm, “the bridge”

Online Hate Speech: Identification and Strategies, Thursday, March 31, 9:00 am, “the nest”

Reporting and Beyond, why Company and Government Transparency is Essential for Human Rights Online, Thursday, March 31, 2:30 pm, “the hub”

Good Policy Practices in Online Freedom, Thursday, March 31, 2:30 pm, “the engine”

Protest, Privacy and the Private Sector, Thursday, March 31, 5:15 pm, “the fishbowl”

The New Policymakers: the Benefits and Perils of MultiStakeholderism, Friday, April 1, 12:00 pm, “the slate”

Manila Principles, One Year Later, Friday, April 1, 2:30 pm, “the bridge”

How to Build Digital Safety for Journalism, Friday, April 1, 2:30 pm, “the lab”

Cross-Border Data Workshop, Friday, April 1, 4:00 pm, “the bridge”

Snoopers’ Second Chance, Friday, April 1, 5:15 pm, “the cottage”