India's Tech Backlash
May 16, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm

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A teleconference on India’s proposed regulations of tech giants.

Where and how should governments approach tech regulation, both to protect consumer data and to promote free speech? Given global conversations on the role of government in regulating big tech, we will examine India’s proposed regulations of tech giants like Facebook and Google and their impact on consumers and companies.

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Mishi Choudhary, Legal Director, Software Freedom Law Center

At SFLC, Mishi is the primary legal representative of many of the world’s most significant free software developers and non-profit distributors. She consults with and advises established businesses and startups using free software in their products and service offerings in the United States, Europe, India, China, and Korea. Read more.

Emma Llansó, Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology

Emma Llansó is the director of CDT’s Free Expression Project, which works to promote law and policy that support users’ free expression rights in the United States and around the world. Emma leads CDT’s work in advancing speech-protective policies, which include legislative advocacy and amicus activity in the U.S. aimed at ensuring that online expression receives the highest level of protection under the First Amendment. Read more.


Alexander Abdo, Litigation Director, Knight First Amendment Institute, Columbia University

Alexander Abdo is the litigation director at the Knight First Amendment Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, he was a senior staff attorney at the ACLU. He has been at the forefront of litigation relating to NSA surveillance, encryption, anonymous speech online, government transparency, and the post-9/11 abuse of detainees in U.S. custody. Read more.


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