Election Hacking, Misinformation & More: State of the Net 2018 Tackled Big Controversies
At the 2018 State of the Net Conference, we talked about some of the biggest issues facing the tech industry and policymakers.
From Senator Amy Klobuchar highlighting Russia’s attempts to hack twenty-one state election systems in 2016, to our panel with FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub examining whether the Internet is disrupting democracy, to our robust discussion of regulating Internet speech, #SOTN2018 covered some of the thorniest issues in the tech policy sphere.
Moderator: Miranda Bogen, Upturn
Hon. Ellen Weintraub, Commissioner, FEC
Katie Harbath, Global Politics, and Government Outreach Director, Facebook
Dr. Candice Hoke, Founding Director, Cleveland-Marshall Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection
Sanja Kelly, Director, Freedom on the Net
Moderator: Tiffany Li, Resident Fellow, Information Society Project at Yale Law School
Ambassador Karen Kornbluh, Senior Fellow for Digital Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Mike Masnick, CEO & President, TechDirt
Dr. Whitney Phillips, Assistant Professor of Literary Studies and Writing, Mercer University
Dr. John Samples, Vice President; Director of Center for Representative Government, CATO Institute