IFF at RightsCon 2022

tl;dr

RightsCon 2022, the 11th edition of the summit on human rights in the digital age is taking place from June 6 to June 12, 2022. It brings together civil society organisations, business leaders, human rights advocates, government representatives, technologists, and journalists from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the intersection of human rights and technology.

IFF at RightsCon 2022!

In the 11th edition of this summit, IFF will be hosting/participating in sessions talking about the increasing use of facial recognition technology in India, IFF’s efforts for a free press online with DPDC and the impact of strategic litigation on internet shutdowns. The table below contains a list of the sessions

Name of the session Date and Time Participating IFF staff member
Internet Freedom Foundation's Project Panoptic: mapping facial recognition in India June 8, 2022 / 10 - 11am IST Anushka Jain - Associate Policy Counsel
Breaking the digital baton: counter-power in the age of high-tech policing June 8, 2022 / 6:15 - 7:15pm IST Anushka Jain - Associate Policy Counsel
Lessons for the free press: a case study from a legal clinic for journalists June 8, 2022 / 2:30 - 3:30pm IST Tanmay Singh - Senior Litigation Counsel, Anandita Mishra - Associate Litigation Counsel
Suing big brother: strategic litigation outcomes against surveillance laws June 8, 2022 / 7:30 - 8:30pm IST Vrinda Bhandari - Of Counsel
School exams: why the internet needs to stay on and available June 9, 2022 / 3:15 - 4:15pm IST Tanmay Singh - Senior Litigation Counsel

We look forward to seeing you there!

The RightsCon platform has open for registered participants who can explore all the sessions, speakers and build their personalised agendas. We look forward to an exciting summit and hope to see you there!