Interviews

Jillian C. York: The director of international freedom of expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation talks about the ethics and motivations of hacktivism.

Lauren Wolfe: Women Under Siege’s director discusses how her project uses Ushahidi technology to crowdsource instances of rape and sexual violence in war zones (starting at 2mins 54secs).

Amelia Andersdotter: The Swedish Pirate Party’s outspoken MEP explains why the European Parliament overwhelmingly rejected the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and discusses WCIT, the internet’s next four-letter foe.

Ahmed Mansoor: One of the United Arab Emirate’s most prominent human rights activists discusses the death threats, defamation campaigns and physical attacks he continues to face for speaking his mind.

Kevin Bankston: The Center for Democracy and Technology’s director of free expression says punishing internet intermediaries for their content will have a chilling effect on free speech.

Nick Sturdee: The freelance filmmaker and journalist discusses his documentary on Voina, a radical Russian art collective whose members include the women behind Pussy Riot (starting at 3mins 50secs).

Katalin Barsony: Romedia Foundation’s executive director discusses how her organisation empowers Romani activists and challenges stereotypes through new media.

Aleph Molinari: Fundación Proacceso’s founder discusses why his Mexico-based organisation promotes information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) and why the Internet should be considered a basic right.

Eli Dourado: The WCITLeaks.org co-founder discusses how anonymous uploads to his website are shedding light on the upcoming World Conference on International Telecommunications.

Amy O’Donnell: Frontline SMS’ radio project manager explains how she’s using text messages to help African radio stations engage their listeners on important political issues.

Moeed Ahmad: Al Jazeera’s head of new media discusses how user-generated content uploaded to the network’s portal Sharek shaped the Arab uprising.

Nqobile Sibisi: Highway Africa’s Future Journalists Programme’s coordinator discusses some of the free speech obstacles media outlets in Africa face.

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger: The author of Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age discusses what dangers underly a perfect digital memory (starting at 6mins 45secs).