Press Freedom Panel Discussion: “Government Control Through the Internet”

The new information technologies have brought big advances to humanity and there has been generated an explosion of new revolutions through more empowered citizens. However, governments are also using the Internet to control, spy and generate cybernetic attacks.

Panelists: Jane Kirtley, University of Minnesota professor; Joel Simon, Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), New York, N.Y

Moderator: Claudio Paolillo, Búsqueda, Montevideo, Uruguay.

At the Inter American Press Association – Midyear Meeting, Panama City, March 6-9.